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Events for Monday, March 2, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Tuesday, March 3, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Birds of a Feather Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party The Oncenter

Events for Wednesday, March 4, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Birds of a Feather Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:30 AM The Connective Corridor Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party The Oncenter

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

12:15 PM Timothy Schmidt, guitar Civic Morning Musicals

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Ronnie Leigh CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party The Oncenter

Events for Thursday, March 5, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Birds of a Feather Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

5:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman Everson Museum of Art

6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Art Pottery: From the Margins to the Mainstream Everson Museum of Art

6:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled Urban Video Project

6:45 PM Fiddler on the Loose Acme Mystery Company

7:00 PM Cinderella Baker High School Theater Arts Program

7:00 PM Cinderella East Syracuse Minoa High School Spartan Stage

Events for Friday, March 6, 2020

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Birds of a Feather Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

6:00 PM-11:00 PM The Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYs) Palace Theatre

6:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled Urban Video Project

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Open Mic Night Downtown Writer's Center

7:00 PM Cinderella East Syracuse Minoa High School Spartan Stage

7:00 PM Cinderella Baker High School Theater Arts Program

7:00 PM Grease Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School

7:00 PM Freaky Friday Tully High School

7:00 PM Nate Gross The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM Crazy For You Skaneateles High School

8:00 PM Gretchen Peters Folkus Project

Events for Saturday, March 7, 2020

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Birds of a Feather Edgewood Gallery

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastics Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery Everson Museum of Art

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-4:00 PM Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley ArtRage Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: David Rauscher & Sarah Chase, percussion; Claire Nolan, voice Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

2:00 PM Freaky Friday Tully High School

5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Hannah Comia, piano Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

6:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled Urban Video Project

7:00 PM Cinderella Baker High School Theater Arts Program

7:00 PM Cinderella East Syracuse Minoa High School Spartan Stage

7:00 PM Freaky Friday Tully High School

7:00 PM Grease Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School

7:00 PM *SOLD OUT* Hamell on Trial The 443 Social Club

7:30 PM Crazy For You Skaneateles High School

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterworks Series: Italian Symphony Symphoria, featuring William Hagen, violin

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Amanda Zall, conducting Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Sunday, March 8, 2020

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Scholastics Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Jim Ridlon: The Garden Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-5:00 PM Jazz on Tap: Steve Brown and Dino Losito CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

2:00 PM Crazy For You Skaneateles High School

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Christian Jaquay, trumpet Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

4:00 PM The Connective Corridor American Spiritual Ensemble Malmgren Concert Series

Events for Monday, March 9, 2020

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word Point of Contact Gallery

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Monday, March 2, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 2



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 2



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 2



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 2



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 2



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Tuesday, March 3, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 3



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 3



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 3



Birds of a Feather
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Candace Rhea: ceramic birds as standing sculpture and wall hangings
Diane Menzies: oil paintings of birds and their environments
Randall Korman: sculptural large scale birdhouses made of driftwood and stone
Dana Stenson: metalsmith jewelry featuring natural subjects including birds and insects
Also showing acrylic paintings on paper by Jill Radway.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 3



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 3



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 3



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 3



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 3



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 3



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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Theater
 

6:00 PM, March 3



Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party
The Oncenter

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world's most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood … get ready for "Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!" Learn new songs and sing along to familiar favorites with Oscar and Cookie Monster; build a snowman with Elmo; flap your wings with Big Bird; marvel at Abby's magic; be amazed when Super Grover flies; and move to the rhythm with Rosita. Anything's possible when everyone who shares something in common gets together. Kick your feet to the beat at Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!


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Wednesday, March 4, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 4



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, March 4



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 4



Birds of a Feather
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Candace Rhea: ceramic birds as standing sculpture and wall hangings
Diane Menzies: oil paintings of birds and their environments
Randall Korman: sculptural large scale birdhouses made of driftwood and stone
Dana Stenson: metalsmith jewelry featuring natural subjects including birds and insects
Also showing acrylic paintings on paper by Jill Radway.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 4



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 4



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 4



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 4



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 4



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 4



Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since acquiring its first works by Adelaide Alsop Robineau in 1916, the Everson Museum of Art has built one of the finest collections of art pottery in the world. "Renegades and Reformers" revolves around two common personality types among potters: the "renegades" who embarked on highly personal artistic quests that pushed clay and glaze to their limits, and the "reformers," whose modern designs and social attitudes pushed back against Victorian mores.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 4



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 4



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 4



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 4



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 4



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 4



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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Music
 

12:15 PM, March 4



Timothy Schmidt, guitar
Civic Morning Musicals

Price: Free
Park Central Presbyterian Church
504 E. Fayette St., Syracuse


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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 4



Jazz at the Cavalier: Ronnie Leigh
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Theater
 

10:30 AM, March 4



Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party
The Oncenter

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world's most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood … get ready for "Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!" Learn new songs and sing along to familiar favorites with Oscar and Cookie Monster; build a snowman with Elmo; flap your wings with Big Bird; marvel at Abby's magic; be amazed when Super Grover flies; and move to the rhythm with Rosita. Anything's possible when everyone who shares something in common gets together. Kick your feet to the beat at Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!


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6:00 PM, March 4



Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party
The Oncenter

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world's most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood … get ready for "Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!" Learn new songs and sing along to familiar favorites with Oscar and Cookie Monster; build a snowman with Elmo; flap your wings with Big Bird; marvel at Abby's magic; be amazed when Super Grover flies; and move to the rhythm with Rosita. Anything's possible when everyone who shares something in common gets together. Kick your feet to the beat at Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!


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Thursday, March 5, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 5



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 5



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 5



Birds of a Feather
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Candace Rhea: ceramic birds as standing sculpture and wall hangings
Diane Menzies: oil paintings of birds and their environments
Randall Korman: sculptural large scale birdhouses made of driftwood and stone
Dana Stenson: metalsmith jewelry featuring natural subjects including birds and insects
Also showing acrylic paintings on paper by Jill Radway.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 5



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 5



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since acquiring its first works by Adelaide Alsop Robineau in 1916, the Everson Museum of Art has built one of the finest collections of art pottery in the world. "Renegades and Reformers" revolves around two common personality types among potters: the "renegades" who embarked on highly personal artistic quests that pushed clay and glaze to their limits, and the "reformers," whose modern designs and social attitudes pushed back against Victorian mores.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 5



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 5



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 5



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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6:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 5



Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Light Work's Urban Video Project (UVP) presents Walled Unwalled, an exhibition by 2019 Turner Prize recipient Lawrence Abu Hamdan. The work is on view at UVP's outdoor projection site on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art, beginning at dusk.

In our solid, everyday world, the invisible surrounds us. Heat waves, sound waves, radio waves, tiny particles called muons — they seep through walls carrying information that used to surveil, to exonerate, or to incriminate. They can even become weapons. Walled Unwalled comprises an interlinking series of narratives that derive from legal cases whose evidence individuals heard or experienced through walls or doors, bleeding through these seemingly impermeable barriers.


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Film
 

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 5



Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $50
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Reception: 5:00–6:30pm
Documentary Screening: 6:30pm

Syracuse premiere of Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman. The feature-length documentary created by Director Herb Stratford covers the life and works of Gustav Stickley as told through interviews, archival photos and some of the best and most iconic pieces created by Gustav Stickley and his companies.

Admission includes refreshments at a reception prior to the film, entrance to the premiere of the Stickley documentary, and a private tour of the exhibit "Renegades and Reformers," which features works by Gustav Stickley, led by Garth Johnson, Curator of Ceramics.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Gustav Stickley House Foundation website, or at the door the night of the event.


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Lecture
 

6:00 PM, March 5



Art Pottery: From the Margins to the Mainstream
Everson Museum of Art

Price: Free with museum admission
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Like the word "craft," the term "art pottery" can mean different things to different people. The Everson's Paul Phillips and Sharon Sullivan Curator of Ceramics Garth Johnson will help to broaden your understanding of art pottery and connect it to contemporary makers.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, March 5



Fiddler on the Loose
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

The milkman, Skeevya, and his family have been forced to leave their beloved little village of Havavodka and immigrate to America. The quaint Russian countryside has been replaced by the bright lights of New York City and the old world traditions have been replaced by the new world permissions. In fact, Skeevya now has a new job . . . with the Russian mafia! At last he is a rich man but how long can it last? Remember: you're gonna get a little on you when you're playing in the borscht.


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7:00 PM, March 5



Cinderella
Baker High School Theater Arts Program

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Baker High School
29 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville


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7:00 PM, March 5



Cinderella
East Syracuse Minoa High School Spartan Stage

Price: $10
East Syracuse-Minoa High School
6400 Freemont Rd., East Syracuse


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Friday, March 6, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 6



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 6



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, March 6



Birds of a Feather
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Candace Rhea: ceramic birds as standing sculpture and wall hangings
Diane Menzies: oil paintings of birds and their environments
Randall Korman: sculptural large scale birdhouses made of driftwood and stone
Dana Stenson: metalsmith jewelry featuring natural subjects including birds and insects
Also showing acrylic paintings on paper by Jill Radway.


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, March 6



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, March 6



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 6



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 6



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 6



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 6



Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since acquiring its first works by Adelaide Alsop Robineau in 1916, the Everson Museum of Art has built one of the finest collections of art pottery in the world. "Renegades and Reformers" revolves around two common personality types among potters: the "renegades" who embarked on highly personal artistic quests that pushed clay and glaze to their limits, and the "reformers," whose modern designs and social attitudes pushed back against Victorian mores.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 6



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 6



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 6



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, March 6



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 6



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, March 6



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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6:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 6



Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Light Work's Urban Video Project (UVP) presents Walled Unwalled, an exhibition by 2019 Turner Prize recipient Lawrence Abu Hamdan. The work is on view at UVP's outdoor projection site on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art, beginning at dusk.

In our solid, everyday world, the invisible surrounds us. Heat waves, sound waves, radio waves, tiny particles called muons — they seep through walls carrying information that used to surveil, to exonerate, or to incriminate. They can even become weapons. Walled Unwalled comprises an interlinking series of narratives that derive from legal cases whose evidence individuals heard or experienced through walls or doors, bleeding through these seemingly impermeable barriers.


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Music
 

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM, March 6



The Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYs)
Palace Theatre

Palace Theater
2384 James St., Syracuse

The Syracuse Area Music Awards Show is our annual celebration of the Syracuse music scene. Each year, hundreds of local musicians and valuable members of the Syracuse music community attend the show to cheer on their friends. Since the first Sammys was held at the Landmark Theater in 1993, the Sammys Award Show has become the number one local music event in the Central New York area.

For more information, visit syracuseareamusic.com


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7:00 PM, March 6



Nate Gross
The 443 Social Club

Price: $5
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

There are so many great guitar players out there today. We have the world at our fingertips and have access to every learning resource we can imagine but what is skill without soul?

Nate Gross is an old soul. At 35 years old, he has accomplished great success in the industry playing the styles that have been set aside as a new generation of pop music takes over our ears.

The Blues. Jazz. Traditional Country. R&B. Americana. All these elements make up the musical landscape of the 20th Century but seem to be lost until now. Nate Gross fuses these styles together like a cross country trip down route 66.

From an audience of over 30,000 people at The Taste of Country Music Festival to touring up and down the east coast, Nate has played for some of the best audiences a musician could hope for.

Sharing the stage with Walter Trout, Dickey Betts, Anders Osbourne, Honey Island Swamp Band, Willie Nelson, Joe Louis Walker, Willie Nelson, Victor Wainwright, Popa Chubby, JD Simo, Jason Ricci, JJ Appleton, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Big Sams Funky Nation, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Commander Cody, The Kentucky Headhunters, Blackberry Smoke, and many more, Nate has paid his dues.


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8:00 PM, March 6



Gretchen Peters
Folkus Project

Price: $20 regular, $17 Folkus members
May Memorial Unitarian Society
3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

Beauty tempered by dread, sorrow buoyed by hope, these are the ever-present tugs of war that make life worth living and songs worth writing. And they are the over-riding themes that make Gretchen Peters one of her generation's most compelling singer/songwriters.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, March 6



Open Mic Night
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Join us for our winter open mic night! We'll bring refreshments... you bring 1-2 poems or up to 3 double-spaced pages of prose. Sign-ups will start at 6:45, with the fun starting at 7:00.


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Theater
 

7:00 PM, March 6



Cinderella
East Syracuse Minoa High School Spartan Stage

Price: $10
East Syracuse-Minoa High School
6400 Freemont Rd., East Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 6



Cinderella
Baker High School Theater Arts Program

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Baker High School
29 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville


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7:00 PM, March 6



Grease
Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School

Price: $12
Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School
6653 Kirkville Rd., East Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 6



Freaky Friday
Tully High School

Price: $10
Tully Junior-Senior High School
Elm St., Tully


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7:30 PM, March 6



Crazy For You
Skaneateles High School

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Skaneateles High School
49 E. Elizabeth St., Skaneateles


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Saturday, March 7, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 7



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, March 7



Birds of a Feather
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Candace Rhea: ceramic birds as standing sculpture and wall hangings
Diane Menzies: oil paintings of birds and their environments
Randall Korman: sculptural large scale birdhouses made of driftwood and stone
Dana Stenson: metalsmith jewelry featuring natural subjects including birds and insects
Also showing acrylic paintings on paper by Jill Radway.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 7



Scholastics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which were then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 7



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 7



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 7



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 7



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 7



Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since acquiring its first works by Adelaide Alsop Robineau in 1916, the Everson Museum of Art has built one of the finest collections of art pottery in the world. "Renegades and Reformers" revolves around two common personality types among potters: the "renegades" who embarked on highly personal artistic quests that pushed clay and glaze to their limits, and the "reformers," whose modern designs and social attitudes pushed back against Victorian mores.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 7



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 7



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 7



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, March 7



Carrying the Weight: Fire & Ice: The Art of Zaria Forman and Stuart Palley
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Climate Change is the greatest threat facing our world. In this powerful exhibition, two highly acclaimed artists document our earth, in two distinctly different ways, to bring attention to our fragile planet.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 7



2020 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Light Work announces the 2020 Transmedia Photography Annual exhibition of photographs by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

The exhibiting artists are Nathan Baldry, Andrea Bodah, Kali Bowden, Molly Coletta, Laura D'Amelio, Ohemaa Dixon, Jordyn Gelb, Charlotte Howard, George Lambert, Samantha Lane, Meilin Luzadis, Timmy Ok, Jamie Pershing, Duke Plofker, Eliot Raynes, Scott Robinson, and Sabrina Toto.

Jon Feinstein, independent curator and co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, served as juror.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, March 7



Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to
Light Work Gallery

Light Work Gallery
316 Waverly Ave., Syracuse University, Syracuse

Oakland, California-based artist Dionne Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as both a place of refuge and tranquility, but also the location of racial violence, danger, and vulnerability. More broadly, her work acknowledges the terror of climate change, mass migration, and humanity's ongoing drama of survival. Duality often surfaces in work where she notes that "two things can be true at once."


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6:30 PM - 11:00 PM, March 7



Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Walled Unwalled
Urban Video Project

Price: Free
Everson Museum of Art Plaza
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Light Work's Urban Video Project (UVP) presents Walled Unwalled, an exhibition by 2019 Turner Prize recipient Lawrence Abu Hamdan. The work is on view at UVP's outdoor projection site on the north facade of the Everson Museum of Art, beginning at dusk.

In our solid, everyday world, the invisible surrounds us. Heat waves, sound waves, radio waves, tiny particles called muons — they seep through walls carrying information that used to surveil, to exonerate, or to incriminate. They can even become weapons. Walled Unwalled comprises an interlinking series of narratives that derive from legal cases whose evidence individuals heard or experienced through walls or doors, bleeding through these seemingly impermeable barriers.


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Music
 

1:00 PM, March 7



Student Recital Series: David Rauscher & Sarah Chase, percussion; Claire Nolan, voice
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse




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5:00 PM, March 7



Student Recital Series: Hannah Comia, piano
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse



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7:00 PM, March 7



*SOLD OUT* Hamell on Trial
The 443 Social Club

Price: $10
The 443 Social Club
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, March 7



Masterworks Series: Italian Symphony
Symphoria
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Featuring William Hagen, violin

Crouse Hinds Concert Theater, Mulroy Civic Center
411 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Verdi La forza del destino: Overture
Paganini Violin Concerto in D Major, No. 1, op. 6
Nazaykinskaya Fenix
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A Major, op. 90, "Italian"


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8:00 PM, March 7



Student Recital Series: Amanda Zall, conducting
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse



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Theater
 

2:00 PM, March 7



Freaky Friday
Tully High School

Price: $10
Tully Junior-Senior High School
Elm St., Tully


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7:00 PM, March 7



Cinderella
Baker High School Theater Arts Program

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Baker High School
29 E. Oneida St., Baldwinsville


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7:00 PM, March 7



Cinderella
East Syracuse Minoa High School Spartan Stage

Price: $10
East Syracuse-Minoa High School
6400 Freemont Rd., East Syracuse


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7:00 PM, March 7



Freaky Friday
Tully High School

Price: $10
Tully Junior-Senior High School
Elm St., Tully


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7:00 PM, March 7



Grease
Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School

Price: $12
Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School
6653 Kirkville Rd., East Syracuse


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7:30 PM, March 7



Crazy For You
Skaneateles High School

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Skaneateles High School
49 E. Elizabeth St., Skaneateles


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Sunday, March 8, 2020


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 8



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 8



Masterpieces of 17th-Century Dutch Painting from Regional Collections
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

It has been estimated that in The Netherlands over the course of the 17th century, approximately two million paintings were created. This astonishing number reflects the prosperity of the small country that was known at that time as the Dutch Republic. It may have been small compared to its European neighbors but the Dutch Republic was a major power owing to its strong economy and far-reaching mercantile activities. Needless to say, in this prosperous atmosphere painting flourished thanks to sizeable numbers of talented masters, many of whom specialized in the rendition of specific subject matter. Dutch painters portrayed their surrounding world in landscapes, portraits, still-life, and genre paintings (scenes of daily life) and they are still acclaimed today for having done so. Indeed, the ability of their seemingly unassuming yet celebrated pictures to evoke daily existence has led to the recognition of 17th-century painting as a true Golden Age of Dutch art. However, like their European counterparts, Dutch masters just as often focused their efforts on the depiction of subjects drawn from the Bible or from classical mythology.

This exhibition provides a small yet impressive sample of the fruits of their labors. Visitors to this show may not recognize all of the names of the painters whose creations are on display here. Nevertheless, their work provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging subject matter and uncompromisingly high quality of 17th-century Dutch art.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 8



Black Subjects in Modern Media Photography: Works from the George R. Rinhart Collection
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition features 145 photographs from one of the largest private collections in the nation, offering a glimpse of the complexity and paradoxes of Black visual modernity. Pictures featuring varied themes — Cities, Politics, Work, Kinship, School, Religion, Leisure, Childhood, Colonies, and Portraits — welcome viewers to consider how people, places, and practices were presented as Black subjects to mass audiences via newspapers, magazines, documentary projects, libraries, and advertising. They raise questions such as how photographs composed Black subjects? How and to what extent did Black people present themselves as subjects in settings they chose to occupy, in venues they did not control, and in regimes that rendered them subject peoples? How do titles, captions, and frames limit or alter the focus and contexts of an image? Such inquiries engage a photograph's capacity to convey meaning and invite new interpretations of what it meant to create, be, and see a modern Black subject.

Curated by Joan Bryant, associate professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University.

Please note, this exhibition includes text and photographs that document inequality, racism, and violence. Experiencing such material might be challenging for some viewers. We present it with the aim of promoting historically-informed considerations of social relations and justice.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, March 8



Making History, Justifying Conquest: Depictions of Native Americans in American Book Company Textbooks
SU Art Galleries

SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

As the USA rose in world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a government-led emphasis emerged in promoting a national history in which the conquest of Native peoples was justified. The American Book Company, one of the largest textbook publishers of the time, played a vital role in this process, producing many textbooks that contained illustrated histories featuring Native peoples. A vast audience of impressionable, young minds encountered these textbooks which rely on images mythologizing White heroism and conveying Native savagery and primitivism through scenes such as Daniel Carter Beard's The Perils and Pleasures of the Wilderness—Daniel Boone, circa 1900. These books reflected and shaped widespread rhetoric of Euro-American superiority, which sought to justify the colonization of Native lands and the conquest of Native peoples. This exhibition deconstructs the versions of history and Native peoples presented by the illustrations through four prominent themes found in ABC publications: contact, the construction of history, assimilation and violence, and the vanishing Indian. To further explain the different views, quotes from Native artists, writers, and scholars are included in each section. The authoritative, educational messages communicated in the American Book Company textbooks ensured a lasting legacy for dominant narratives of American history that still marginalize Native peoples today. However, by calling attention to these images and placing them in a more accurate context, this exhibition asks us to consider how images are used and misused to construct historical narratives.

Parking for weekend and evening visitors is in Q4 lot on College Place. Notify the attendant that you are visiting the SUArt Galleries. Parking is on a space available basis and may be restricted during events held at the Carrier Dome. If spaces are not available in Q4 the attendant will direct you to the nearest lot.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



Scholastics
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art Awards are the nation's longest-running and most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the arts. Every year, students across the country in grades 7-12 are invited to enter original works of art in regional competitions. This year, over 2,500 students representing over 100 Central New York schools submitted 5,673 works of art, which were then judged by professional artists, educators, and photographers. The judges award first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions, and special award honorees. Gold Key winners move on to compete at the national level, while a small selection of the Silver Key winners are displayed at the Everson.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



Renegades and Reformers: American Art Pottery
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since acquiring its first works by Adelaide Alsop Robineau in 1916, the Everson Museum of Art has built one of the finest collections of art pottery in the world. "Renegades and Reformers" revolves around two common personality types among potters: the "renegades" who embarked on highly personal artistic quests that pushed clay and glaze to their limits, and the "reformers," whose modern designs and social attitudes pushed back against Victorian mores.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



Jim Ridlon: The Garden
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In this recent series of paintings, Cazenovia-based artist Jim Ridlon creates impressionistic portraits of gardens that are poetic meditations on the passage of time and the impermanence of nature.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



A Legacy of Firsts: The Everson Collects
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

In 1911, the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts (known today as the Everson) made history as the first museum in the country to declare that it would focus on collecting works made by American artists. This decision, implemented by Museum Director Fernando Carter, was the first of many made by directors that ultimately defined the Everson's collection as it exists today. This exhibition examines over one hundred years of the Museum's collecting priorities, from the Museum's earliest acquisitions in 1911 to work acquired in 2019.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



Casual China: Modernist Dinnerware
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Syracuse-based Iroquois China began as a manufacturer of Victorian fine china, but produced revolutionary dinnerware in the postwar era by designers like Russel Wright and Ben Seibel. "Casual China" showcases modernist designs produced by Iroquois China, Homer Laughlin, the Hall China Company, and others.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



Gareth Mason: Carnal Flux
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For British artist Gareth Mason, porcelain is an all-consuming obsession. His lusty manipulation of clay is brought full-circle through the metamorphic power of fire. His surfaces seethe, buckle, and ooze with a tectonic force that reflects his own passion for process.


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Music
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 8



Jazz on Tap: Steve Brown and Dino Losito
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover charge
Finger Lakes On Tap
35 Fennell St., Skaneateles


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2:00 PM, March 8



Student Recital Series: Christian Jaquay, trumpet
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Price: Free
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Syracuse University, Syracuse



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4:00 PM, March 8



American Spiritual Ensemble
Malmgren Concert Series

Price: Free
Hendricks Chapel
Syracuse University, Syracuse

The highly-acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble kicks off an extended campus residency with a concert featuring American Negro spirituals and music of the Black experience. Directed by Everett McCorvey, this ensemble has toured throughout the United States, Europe and South America and its members are each accomplished educators and performing artists in their own right.


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Theater
 

2:00 PM, March 8



Crazy For You
Skaneateles High School

Price: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Skaneateles High School
49 E. Elizabeth St., Skaneateles


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Monday, March 9, 2020


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, March 9



Art Exhibit: Works of Richell Castellon Ferreira
LeMoyne College

Price: Free
Wilson Art Gallery, Noreen Reale Falcone Library
LeMoyne College, Syracuse


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, March 9



150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

Price: Free
Bird Library, 6th Floor
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This exhibition brings together the customs and ideas that unite the university, connecting SU's past with its present. Featuring a wide selection of photographs, printed materials, textiles, and other memorabilia, this exhibition presents the numerous traditions of Syracuse University, including commencement, alumni reunions, university spirit, the number 44, the color orange, and first year student traditions. Whether they are old and long gone or newer, these traditions show how the school has rooted itself in the past and passes this heritage forward into the future.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, March 9



Raphael Trelles: The Imagined Word
Point of Contact Gallery

Price: Free
Point of Contact Gallery
350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse

Rafael Trelles, from Santurce, Puerto Rico, is a painter, printmaker, installation artist, stage and costume designer. Trelles completed his Bachelors' Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, and his Doctorate from Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (Academia San Carlos). In the mid-1980s, Trelles resided in the Canary Islands, where he produces a series of paintings titled The Universal Tarot, resembling his later works use of mysticism and magic. Returning to Puerto Rico in 1986, he dedicated himself to his art and to the artist group El Alfil (Image and Word), which he co-founded in 1994. Trelles also does public art using a pressure hose on walls, sidewalks, and other surfaces, a genre he calls "urban graphic art" seen in the 2007 documentary En Concreto (On Concrete). The film illustrates this experimental graphic work originally designed for abandoned sectors of worldwide cities.

In "The Imagined Word," Trelles employs references to Hispanic mythology and world literature. Influenced by surrealist Max Ernst, he brings the viewer on a voyage to an esoteric world of characters in dreamlike settings, where solitude reigns.


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