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Past Events

April 29, 2021

Artist Talk – Meryl Meisler: Best of Times, Worst of Times Exhibition

April 29, 2021 at 6:00pm7:30pm EDT

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Light Work presents Meryl Meisler: Best of Times, Worst of Times. Meisler’s exhibition will be on view in the Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery  from March 22 through July 23, 2021. Mary Lee Hodgens,…

April 28, 2021

Premiere Primer Workshop

April 28, 2021 at 6:00pm8:00pm EDT

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Class Description In this workshop artist and commercial photographer Dylan Nelson will be sharing his methods for lighting that can be done without expensive equipment. Dylan will, in real time,…

April 21, 2021

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Learn at SUL: Wellness Day Zine Workshop

April 21, 2021 at 1:00pm2:30pm EDT

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Take a break to learn about the history of zines (small, do-it-yourself publications) and create your own! Join Courtney Asztalos (SUL Special Collections Research Center), Patrick Williams (SUL…

April 15, 2021

My Body Is Opaque: Steffani Jemison and Alexis Page ARTIST CONVERSATION

April 15, 2021 at 6:30pm7:30pm EDT

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Artist Steffani Jemison and athlete Alexis Page will discuss their collaborative creation of a lexicon of movement, which they explore both as a Black feminist research method, art making strategy,…

Steffani Jemison: Figure 8 Exhibition

April 15, 2021June 5, 2021 EDT

Light Work

 Light Work’s Urban Video Project presents Steffani Jemison: Figure 8. The installation will be on view from April 15 thru June 5, 2021, at UVP’s outdoor projection site on the north facade of…

April 11, 2021

My Body Is Opaque: MOVEMENT WORKSHOP with Steffani Jemison and Alexis Page

April 11, 2021 at 3:00pm4:00pm EDT

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Artist Steffani Jemison and athlete Alexis Page lead a movement workshop and discuss their collaboration on Figure 8, which generated a shared lexicon of movement as Black feminist research,…

March 22, 2021

Meryl Meisler: Best of Times, Worst of Times Exhibition

March 22, 2021July 23, 2021 EDT

Light Work

Light Work presents Meryl Meisler: Best of Times, Worst of Times. Meisler’s exhibition will be on view in the Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery  from March 22 through July 23, 2021. Mary Lee Hodgens,…

February 18, 2021

Aaron Turner: Virtual Gallery Talk and Q&A

February 18, 2021 at 6:00pm7:00pm EST

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Light Work will exhibit more than 20 works by Arkansas–based photographer Aaron Turner in its first main gallery show of 2021. Aaron Turner: Black Alchemy, Backwards/Forwards will be on view in the…

February 4, 2021

‘What Happened: Luis Arnias, Simon Liu, and Zhou Tao’ Exhibition

February 4, 2021April 3, 2021 EST

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Light Work’s Urban Video Project presents What Happened, a three-person exhibition featuring the work of filmmakers Luis Arnias, Simon Liu, and Zhou Tao. The installation will be on view from…

January 25, 2021

‘Aaron Turner: Black Alchemy, Backwards/Forwards’ Exhibition

January 25, 2021March 4, 2021 EST

Light Work

Light Work’s galleries are currently closed to the general public as part of our ongoing effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. We encourage patrons to visit our exhibitions and events online and…

November 17, 2020

In Conversation: Lesley A. Martin and Penelope Umbrico

November 17, 2020 at 6:00pm7:00pm EST

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Light Work and the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the Fall 2020 lineup for a new remote lecture series. The new collaboration brings together leading…

Portfolio Prep & Strategies for Calls for Entry

November 17, 2020 at 6:00pm8:00pm EST

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Light Work Lab educational programming is open to creatives of all skill levels, classes and workshops are led by experienced and supportive instructors. Registration information and full…

October 29, 2020

Home Printing How To

October 29, 2020 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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Light Work Lab educational programming is open to creatives of all skill levels, classes and workshops are led by experienced and supportive instructors. Registration information and full…

October 27, 2020

S. Billie Mandle on Reconciliation

October 27, 2020 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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Light Work and the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the Fall 2020 lineup for a new remote lecture series. The new collaboration brings together leading…

October 20, 2020

 Irina Rozovsky 

October 20, 2020 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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Light Work and the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the Fall 2020 lineup for a new remote lecture series. The new collaboration brings together leading…

October 13, 2020

Hannah Price: Project Less

October 13, 2020 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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Light Work and the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts announces the Fall 2020 lineup for a new remote lecture series. The new collaboration brings together leading…

September 3, 2020

Film still: Carlton Daniel, Homegoing, 2019

Horizons: New Film Out of Central New York

September 3, 2020 at 8:30pmSeptember 8, 2020 at 11:00pm EDT

Everson Museum of Art., 401 Harrison Street

Light Work’s Urban Video Project will host Horizons: New Film Out of Central New York , September 3 – 5, 2020. In partnership with the Innovative Group of CNY, the two-day showcase highlights…

August 24, 2020

Three young Black men hold Black Lives Matter flag

Light Work Presents In Solidarity: Syracuse Protests

August 24, 2020October 15, 2020 EDT

Light Work

Light Work proudly presents In Solidarity: Syracuse Protests, a group exhibition featuring images made during events at the epicenter of the protest movement in Syracuse, NY. Light Work’s Urban…

Square grid made up of numerous black-and-white individual portraits

Matthew Connors: General Assembly

August 24, 2020October 15, 2020 EDT

Light Work

Light Work presents Queens-based artist Matthew Connors’ General Assembly.  This exhibition comprises 650 portraits that span the first year of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) in New York City. An…

August 22, 2020

InDesign Workshop

August 22, 2020 at 1:00pm2:00pm EDT

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InDesign Workshop Saturday / August 22 / 1pm EST Instructor: Elana Schlenker Class Description This workshop will cover the basics of InDesign, with a focus on the photobook design process and the…