IN THE SALON, The Crown Futures: Shani Peters in Collaboration with Sugar Hill Youth
A multimedia art work and public engagement project directed by artist Shani Peters, The Crown Futures celebrates concepts of self-determination through explorations of traditional headdresses from African, indigenous American, and Western cultures. This site-specific installation was created for the Salon Gallery by Shani in collaboration with local youth, ages 11 to 13, in a special after-school program at the Museum. On exhibit from July 16 to December 31, 2016.
IN THE STUDIO, Meta-Modes: New Work by David Shrobe
The Museum’s first Artist-in-Residence, David Shrobe, shares the work created during the course of his year in the Museum’s Studio. Layering found materials, patterns, textures and paint, David manipulates the familiar as he investigates questions of consumption, identity, spirituality, and our current social, economic, and ecological change. On exhibit from July 16 to August 20, 2016.