The gallery’s latest exhibit, Unwilling, reimagines passive sadness as a powerful refusal. At its opening, visitors could watch the conclusion of an all-day, site-specific dance performance, hear a talk by the curators, and taste a custom beer brewed specifically for the exhibit.
Black Atlas, the work of Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn, opened in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery with an artist talk and reception.
Two new art exhibitions opened over Family & Friends Weekend: Futureproof in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, and Keeping in Touch in Marshall Fine Arts Center’s Atrium Gallery.
The Black Extra/ordinary Symposium, organized by Assistant Professor Christina Knight, welcomed scholars, curators and artists from the greater Philadelphia area to campus’ new VCAM building for an explosive keynote performance and a day of discussions about black representation in fine arts, historical archives, and other visual landscapes.
On Sept. 8, the gallery kicked off its season with this thrilling traveling show in which Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from her dad’s FBI file.