Kahlil Dowdy on Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics

On a recent visit to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), I had the pleasure of viewingsome of the works of Hal Fischer. This specific photo series from 1977, Gay Semiotics,describes a “lexicon of attraction” according to Fischer. More plainly, Fischer’sdocumentarian lens offers an academic insight into interpersonal signals for gay hook-up culture of the…

The 25th Annual High School Regional Juried Exhibition at the Opalka Gallery

The 25th Annual High School Regional Juried Exhibition March 12 – April 13   Visual art, crucial in developing critical thinking skills and visual literacy, is essential to a well-rounded education. The annual High School Regional exhibition celebrates the importance of art by showcasing the best artwork from the New York Capital Region’s high school students. This…

Current Exhibitions at The Arts Center: 120 Intercollegiate Regional and Teaching Artist Showcase

Teaching Artist Showcase EXHIBITION DATESMarch 14th-April 28th OPENING DATEFriday, March 29th | Troy Night Out The Teaching Artist Showcase highlights the incredible talent of our dedicated teaching artists at the Arts Center. This exhibition aims to showcase the remarkable work created by our teaching staff outside the traditional classroom setting, providing a unique insight into…

CCA Curatorial Photography Internship – Due March 8th

Due March 8 – Curatorial Photography Internship Program, Canadian Centre for Architecture: The (paid) Curatorial Photography Internship Program is a new initiative designed to share our expertise with students and young professionals who are interested in exploring editorial and curatorial work in photography as a lens-based spatial practice, especially where adjacent to architecture, and visual culture…

BODY MAPS – Exhibition at UAlbany Art Museum

January 22 – April 3, 2024 The artists in Body Maps explore the relationship between the body and the self. As they navigate personal geographies and histories, their bodies act as stand-ins for larger cultural experiences. The surfaces they explore—the picture plane, maps, skin, walls, floors, city streets—always contain multitudinous depth revealed through the traces of their…

Sage Internal Job Posting: Gallery Assistant

Position: Gallery Assistant Brief description of duties and responsibilities: This position exists to assist the Gallery Director and Exhibitions & Marketing Manager in all phases of gallery operation, primarily by providing administrative and front desk support, but also through active participation in installing exhibitions and assisting with special events, marketing, and visitor relations. This is…

Internship Program – Photography Curators at CCA

New, 9-month, fully paid internship at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.  The Curatorial Photography Internship Program is a new initiative designed to share our expertise with students and young professionals who are interested in exploring editorial and curatorial work in photography as a lens-based spatial practice, especially where adjacent to architecture, and visual culture and…

120° Intercollegiate Regional – Submissions due 2/19

The Arts Center of the Capital Region, the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council, and Saratoga Arts are happy to release a call for art. The 120° Intercollegiate Regional is a juried fine art exhibition for students attending an accredited College or University located within 120 miles of Troy, NY. The exhibition travels to a different…