The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College continues its Fifteenth Anniversary year with a Spring Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 6, featuring new exhibitions, a dialogue about the artist Alma Thomas, and a reception. All events are free and open to the public.
The evening begins at 5 pm with a Dunkerley Dialogue on the career and legacy of artist Alma Thomas, whose retrospective is one of the new exhibitions. The dialogue includes exhibition co-curators Lauren Haynes, Associate Curator, Permanent Collection at the Studio Museum; and Ian Berry, the Tang’s Dayton Director; and the artists Saya Woolfalk, Leslie Wayne, and more to be announced. A public reception follows at 6 pm.
In addition to Alma Thomas, the new exhibitions opening on February 6 are Borrowed Light: Selections from the Jack Shear Collection and Elevator Music 30: Critter & Guitari. Also going on view is artwork by Nayland Blake that will be featured in the latest iteration of the ongoing Plinth Guest Artist Project that is part Liz Collins’ longterm lounge/installation Energy Field.
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