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Arts and Performance

Not a Metric Matters

August 15, 2019November 24, 2019 EDT

Shaffer Art Building

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The Syracuse University Art Galleries is pleased to announce “Not A Metric Matters,” an exhibition featuring new and recent contemporary artwork created by 16 faculty members from the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA). The exhibition highlights artists working in a wide variety of media including painting, photography, drawing, ceramics, video and site-specific installations. Curated by DJ Hellerman, curator of art and programs at the Everson Museum of Art, this exhibition brings together the eclectic and powerful work of design, illustration, studio arts and transmedia faculty at Syracuse University.

The exhibitions will run Thursday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Nov. 24 in the Shaffer Art Building. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; and Thursdays 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Closed University holidays and Mondays. The SUArt Galleries will host an opening reception, co-sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts, from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Patrons are welcome to view the exhibition until the gallery closes at 8 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Gallery Reception
Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 – 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Yasser Aggour
Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 12:15 p.m.

Artist Talk: Margie Hughto
Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 12:15 p.m.

Bird Walk with Deborah Dohne
Sunday, Sept. 29 at 7:30am
Onondaga Lake Shore, Orange Parking Lot

Geek/ Art CONfluence
Saturday, Oct. 5, 1 – 5:00 p.m.
A one-day CON celebrating the artistry in geek culture!

Artist Talk: Deborah Dohne
Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 12:15 p.m.

Artist Talk: Ann Clarke
Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building
Presented in collaboration with the Visiting Artist Lecture Series

“Grief, Healing and Creative Possibilities”
Friday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m.–noon
Maxwell Auditorium

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This event was first published on August 6, 2019 and last updated on October 14, 2019.

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