This Week in VA
Fri. Nov 9 - Thurs. Nov 15
Honors Group Exhibition - 1st floor, 2nd floor, and Gallery 221
Watercolor Group Exhibition - 3rd floor
Fri. Nov 16 - Thurs. Nov 29
Tia Forsman - 1st floor
Painting Group Exhibition - 2nd floor
Ava Code-Williams - Gallery 221
Watercolor Group Exhibition - 3rd floor
Call for Entry | Juried Exhibition
Mon. Nov 12
The submission process for the 39th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens on Monday, November 12. This exhibition is open to all Brown University students in every department. All media accepted, including ceramics, dance, drawing, painting, performance, photography, print, sculpture, sound, textiles, and video. For more information and to apply, click here.
Jessica Simmons | Artist Talk Lunch Series
Mon. Nov 12, 12pm
List Art Building, room 225
Jessica Simmons is an artist and writer based in Los Angeles. She received a BA from Brown University (2007), and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2015), where she was also a Writing Fellow. Hovering within the haptic, oblique space that exists between the language of abstraction and the abstraction of language, her work spans photography, drawing, printmaking, art criticism, and poetry.
Kori Newkirk | Artist Talk
Wed. Nov 14, 5pm
List Art Building, room 120
Kori Newkirk was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1970, and received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (1993) and his MFA from the University of California, Irvine (1997). He also attended The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine (1997), Cooper Union, New York City, Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton UK and SUNY Cortland, New York. His work has been shown in solo and group shows around the world and has been written about in various publications across the spectrum. In addition, he has also been awarded numerous grants and fellowships. He lives and works in Los Angeles. Please register here.
Other Events This Week
Screening | a common stage
Wed. Nov 14, 6pm
Providence Public Library, Ship Room
225 Washington Street
Come to a free screening of a common stage, a documentary about Shakespeare in the City. Created by Martha Douglas-Osmundson, Shakespeare in the City is an annual community event in Providence, Rhode Island which brings together students of all ages and backgrounds to perform a Shakespeare play. A common stage followed various students and teachers during their production of Macbeth in 2017. The screening is free and open to the public, with a Q+A and refreshments from various local food establishments to follow.
Artist Talk | Filmmaker Mary Healey Jamiel
Thurs. Nov 15, 7pm
36 Market Street, Warren, RI
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Mary Healey Jamiel will share the story of her documentary films and provide a glimpse of how her artistic career unfolded bringing her to where she is today. The event is part of Imago Foundation for the Arts’ new “Artists Speak” series. The event is free and open to the public.
Presentation and Discussion | Ernst Karel
Fri. Nov 16, 1pm
135 Thayer Street, room 101
The MCM DUG invites you to a presentation and discussion of work with Ernst Karel. Ernst Karel works with sound, including electroacoustic music, experimental nonfiction sound works for multichannel installation and performance, and post-production sound for nonfiction vilm (film/video), with an emphasis on observational cinema.
Living Unfinished Business: the Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement, Memory, and Voting Rights
Fri. Nov 16, 8:30pm
JNBC Nightingale-Brown House
357 Benefit St, Providence
This is a day of conversations connected to the exhibition Unfinished Business: The Long Civil Rights Movement curated by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice. Through a series of panels, Living Unfinished Business will feature veterans of the Movement, photographers, community activists, lawyers and scholars to discuss the distinctive legacies of the Movement, the ways in which it is remembered, historicized, and the present day threats to voting rights. Please register here.
Equipment Checkout Closed
Nov 19 - Nov 23
Equipment Checkout will be closed from Monday, November 19 through Friday, November 23. It will reopen on Monday, November 26 at 1pm. If you need to borrow equipment over Thanksgiving break, please plan accordingly.
Call for Submissions | Reverberations Magazine
Deadline: Tues. Nov 13
Reverberations Mag is a digital publication that publishes young peoples' personal responses to art of all kinds (books, visual arts, movies, TV, dance, theater, museum exhibitions, etc). We focus on personal, emotional responses from a first-person perspective. More info here.
Winter/Spring Internships | MASS MoCA
Deadline: Sat. Nov 17
Between MASS MoCA's 250,000 square feet of gallery space and our year-round performing arts events, it's always an exciting time to be at MASS MoCA. Jump-start your career with an internship at the museum. MASS MoCA offers internship positions in almost all departments including stage tech/performing arts production, graphic design, communications, and engagement. More info and application here.
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