COLUMBIA HARLEM ART SUNDAY
Columbia University School of the Arts MFA Visual Artists throw open their studios to the public. The studios are in Prentis Hall at 632 West 125th between Broadway and Riverside Drive and will be open FREE from 3 pm – 6 pm.
As you make the art rounds uptown, we invite you to stroll throughRomare Bearden: A Black Odyssey at The Wallach Art Gallery. This exhibition features over 50 works in watercolors, collages and line drawings based on Homer’s poem The Odyssey. Bearden’s superb “Odysseus Series” is heralded as an artistic bridge between classical mythology and African American culture. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Robert G. O’Meally and organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in cooperation with the Romare Bearden Foundation and Estate and DC Moore Gallery. The exhibition and its related educational resources are supported by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
While you're on campus, visit the Neiman Gallery in Dodge Hall where graduate student and faculty work is showcased.
Explore Environmental Communications: Contact High in The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, housed on campus in Buell Hall.
And just a few blocks away, The Studio Museum in Harlem’s TARGET FREE SUNDAY will be in full swing with an array of Gallery Tours, Artist Talks and Family Programs, centered around Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art, exploring ways contemporary artists useEbony and Jet as a resource and as inspiration in their practices. Published by Johnson Publishing Company for over sixty years, both magazines are cultural touchstones for many African Americans and often represent a commonality between people of diverse backgrounds.
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