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Events for Tuesday, February 5, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

Events for Wednesday, February 6, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-2:00 PM Jazz at the Plaza: Jeff Martin Organ Trio CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

12:15 PM The Connective Corridor Lunchtime Lecture: Dox Thrash SU Art Galleries

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

5:30 PM-8:30 PM Jazz at the Cavalier: Julie, Lorenzo, and Rick CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Events for Thursday, February 7, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

6:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: In the Creeks Urban Video Project

6:45 PM No Time for Death Acme Mystery Company

8:00 PM Bye Bye Birdie West Genesee High School

Events for Friday, February 8, 2019

8:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-6:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

2:00 PM-7:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

3:00 PM-11:00 PM Winter Fair

6:00 PM-8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Opening: Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

6:15 PM-7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Panel Discussion: Frank Gillette and Suzanne Anker, with David Ross Everson Museum of Art

6:30 PM-9:30 PM The Cadleys Listening Room at 443

6:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: In the Creeks Urban Video Project

7:00 PM The Connective Corridor Poet Ralph Black Downtown Writer's Center

8:00 PM Bye Bye Birdie West Genesee High School

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Student Recital Series: Thomas Keeping, voice Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Events for Saturday, February 9, 2019

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

10:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

10:00 AM-11:00 PM Winter Fair

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM World of Puppets: Rip Van Winkle Open Hand Theater

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar ArtRage Gallery (Read a review!)

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

2:00 PM Bye Bye Birdie West Genesee High School

2:00 PM The Connective Corridor Ragtag Theatre's Rapunzel Redhouse

5:00 PM-8:00 PM Parties in the Plaza: Loren Barrigar CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

6:30 PM-11:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: In the Creeks Urban Video Project

7:30 PM The Perennials: Harvey Nusbaum, Bob Elfenbein, Jacqui McCarthy Steeple Coffee House

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Pops Series: My Funny Valentine Symphoria, featuring Niall O'Sullivan, trumpet; Shóna Henneberry, vocalist

7:30 PM Cinemagogue: Nicky's Family Temple Society of Concord

Events for Sunday, February 10, 2019

9:00 AM-4:30 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

11:00 AM-4:00 PM The Connective Corridor Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980 Onondaga Historical Association

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center (Read a review!)

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972 Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor From the Archives: Video in America Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Highlights from the Permanent Collection Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius Everson Museum of Art

12:00 PM-8:00 PM Winter Fair

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

1:00 PM The Connective Corridor Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake Onondaga Historical Association

5:00 PM-8:00 PM Second Sundays with Stephen Douglas Wolfe Listening Room at 443

6:00 PM-8:00 PM Wine and Cheese with the Silverwood Clarinet Choir Civic Morning Musicals

7:00 PM Symphoria Youth Orchestras Symphoria

Events for Monday, February 11, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth Onondaga Community College

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

Events for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

8:00 AM-9:00 PM Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand LeMoyne College

9:00 AM-4:00 PM Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

9:00 AM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103 Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

9:30 AM-6:00 PM Nature of Things Edgewood Gallery (Read a review!)

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual Light Work Gallery

10:00 AM-9:00 PM The Connective Corridor Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type Light Work Gallery

11:00 AM-4:00 PM Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth Onondaga Community College

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865 SU Art Galleries (Read a review!)

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar SU Art Galleries

11:00 AM-4:30 PM The Connective Corridor Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint SU Art Galleries

12:00 PM-5:00 PM The Connective Corridor Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg Point of Contact Gallery

7:30 PM The Connective Corridor Cinderella Famous Artists Broadway Series (Read a review!)

8:00 PM The Connective Corridor Faculty Recital Series: Janet Brown, voice Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

Next week  >>>

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Art
 

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



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 5



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 5



Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Ken Ragsdale designs and makes models, then photographs them to create believable fantastic tableaux.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 5



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 5



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 5



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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Wednesday, February 6, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 6



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


Back to list
 

 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 6



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, February 6



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 6



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 6



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 6



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 6



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 6



Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Ken Ragsdale designs and makes models, then photographs them to create believable fantastic tableaux.


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



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


Back to list
 

 

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



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

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



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.


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



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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Lecture
 

12:15 PM, February 6



Lunchtime Lecture: Dox Thrash
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

Join Andrew Saluti, printmaker and assistant professor, Museum Studies, for a gallery tour of the exhibition "Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint."


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Music
 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, February 6



Jazz at the Plaza: Jeff Martin Organ Trio
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
LeMoyne Plaza
1135 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse


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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, February 6



Jazz at the Cavalier: Julie, Lorenzo, and Rick
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: No cover
Marriott Hotel Syracuse Cavalier Room
500 S. Warren St., Syracuse


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Thursday, February 7, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 7



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 7



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 7



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 7



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 7



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 7



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 7



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 7



Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Ken Ragsdale designs and makes models, then photographs them to create believable fantastic tableaux.


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 7



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


Back to list
 

 

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 7



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM, February 7



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 7



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 7



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 7



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 7



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 7



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


Back to list
 

 

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 7



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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



Frank Gillette: In the Creeks
Urban Video Project

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

In collaboration with the Everson Museum of Art, Light Work UVP is pleased to present this special short exhibition of pioneering video artist Frank Gillette's 1984 piece "In the Creeks" on the facade of the Everson in conjunction with the opening of "Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets" inside the museum's galleries. Spanning decades, Gillette's practice displays a consistent concern with the intersection of ecology, technology, and cognition.


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Theater
 

6:45 PM, February 7



No Time for Death
Acme Mystery Company

Spaghetti Warehouse
689 N. Clinton St., Syracuse

Shirley Maxwell has gathered the media together to announce that her company, Wonder Labs, is back on the map with the unveiling of an incredible new invention: a time machine! Insiders say it was invented by lab assistant Nick Van Castle. Or was it really invented by has-been inventor Nathan Brandmark? Or was it stolen by Nathan who used it to go back in time and claim he invented it? Or the other way around? Whatever happened, one thing's for sure: the clock is ticking down on someone.


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8:00 PM, February 7



Bye Bye Birdie
West Genesee High School

Price: $12
West Genesee High School
5201 W. Genesee St., Syracuse


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Friday, February 8, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 8



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


Back to list
 

 

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 8



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 8



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, February 8



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 8



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


Back to list
 

 

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 8



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

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



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


Back to list
 

 

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



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


Back to list
 

 

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



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


Back to list
 

 

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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


Back to list
 

 

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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


Back to list
 

 

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



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


Back to list
 

 

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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


Back to list
 

 

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



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.


Back to list
 

 

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM, February 8



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 8



Opening: Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

There will be an opening reception and artist talk this evening 6:00-8:00 pm.

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.


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6:30 PM - 11:00 PM, February 8



Frank Gillette: In the Creeks
Urban Video Project

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

In collaboration with the Everson Museum of Art, Light Work UVP is pleased to present this special short exhibition of pioneering video artist Frank Gillette's 1984 piece "In the Creeks" on the facade of the Everson in conjunction with the opening of "Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets" inside the museum's galleries. Spanning decades, Gillette's practice displays a consistent concern with the intersection of ecology, technology, and cognition.


Back to list
 


Festival
 

3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, February 8



Winter Fair

Price: Advance: $4 regular, $2 teens/seniors; at the door: $6 regular, $4 teens/seniors; children under 12 free
New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center
581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

The three-day indoor festival will feature many elements of the summer fair, including midway rides, vendors, and fair food.

4:00 pm: Paul Davie's Magical Mystery Tour Tribute to the Beatles

6:00 pm: The Ripcords, a Central New York staple, rippin' through roots, rockabilly, country, blues, swing, and music influenced by New Orleans, Bakersfield, and more

8:30 pm: The Custom Taylor Band, Central New York's premier top 40 country music band


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Lecture
 

6:15 PM - 7:00 PM, February 8



Panel Discussion: Frank Gillette and Suzanne Anker, with David Ross
Everson Museum of Art

Price: $15 regular, members free
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Frank Gillette is an early theorist of video's formal and aesthetic parameters. In 1969 he was a founding director and president of the influential video collective Raindance. With influences ranging from cybernetics to painting, Gillette was an innovator of the multi-channel installation form, experimenting with image feedback, time-delay and closed-circuit systems. His seminal installation Wipe Cycle (1969) (with Ira Schneider), was included in the landmark 1969 exhibition "TV As A Creative Medium" at the Howard Wise Gallery in New York.

Gillette is the recipient of numerous awards, including fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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Music
 

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM, February 8



The Cadleys
Listening Room at 443

Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door if available
Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

The Cadleys are one of the most popular acoustic bands in the Northeast. Following in the tradition of great male-female duets like George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, and Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons, John and Cathy show how two voices blended in seamless harmony can produce one very powerful sound.

Rounding out the band is first-call veteran bassist John Dancks, a member of the Syracuse Area Music Hall of Fame, and Perry Cleaveland, one of the most in-demand mandolin players in Upstate New York. Perry's virtuoso playing has been featured in just about every prominent acoustic act in the area, recorded and live, bluegrass and otherwise.

Note: Much of our seating is communal – tables and chairs/barstools and sofas or loveseats. You should expect to share a table or sofa with other attendees.


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8:00 PM, February 8



Student Recital Series: Thomas Keeping, voice
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.


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Poetry/Reading
 

7:00 PM, February 8



Poet Ralph Black
Downtown Writer's Center

Price: Free
YMCA
340 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Ralph Black was raised in Maryland and educated at the University of Oregon and New York University. His latest book of poems is Bloom and Laceration (Green Writers Press). His first collection of poems, Turning Over the Earth, was published by Milkweed Editions. He is also the author of a chapbook, The Apple Psalms. Black is the recipient of the Anne Halley Poetry Prize from The Massachusetts Review and the Chelsea Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in The Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Orion, and West Branch. He lives in Rochester and teaches at SUNY Brockport.


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Theater
 

8:00 PM, February 8



Bye Bye Birdie
West Genesee High School

Price: $12
West Genesee High School
5201 W. Genesee St., Syracuse


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Saturday, February 9, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 9



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

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



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


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



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.


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



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 9



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 9



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 9



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 9



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 9



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, February 9



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
ArtRage Gallery

Price: Free
ArtRage Gallery
505 Hawley Ave., Syracuse

Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada, for almost 20 years. The work focuses on the matriarch Lena Nottaway and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 9



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 9



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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6:30 PM - 11:00 PM, February 9



Frank Gillette: In the Creeks
Urban Video Project

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

In collaboration with the Everson Museum of Art, Light Work UVP is pleased to present this special short exhibition of pioneering video artist Frank Gillette's 1984 piece "In the Creeks" on the facade of the Everson in conjunction with the opening of "Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets" inside the museum's galleries. Spanning decades, Gillette's practice displays a consistent concern with the intersection of ecology, technology, and cognition.


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Festival
 

10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, February 9



Winter Fair

Price: Advance: $4 regular, $2 teens/seniors; at the door: $6 regular, $4 teens/seniors; children under 12 free
New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center
581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

The three-day indoor festival will feature many elements of the summer fair, including midway rides, vendors, and fair food.

11:00 am: Kambuyu Marimba Band, playing dance music from Zimbabwe

12:15 pm: Francis Academy of Irish Dance

1:30 pm: Mike and the Rhythm & Blues, a 12-piece youth orchestra

3:30 pm: Joe Driscoll, a musician/rapper/beatboxer who uses recorded loops of his own beatboxing, and live looping using a sampler to fuse hip-hop, reggae, soul, folk and roots rock

4:45 pm: Native American Dancers, representing the Six Nations

6:00 pm: The BlackLites, an old school R&B/soul/funk group with a horn section.

8:30-10:00 pm: The Todd Hobin Band, a legendary Central New York rock band


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Film
 

7:30 PM, February 9



Cinemagogue: Nicky's Family
Temple Society of Concord

Price: Free
Temple Society of Concord
910 Madison St., Syracuse

The story of Nicholas Winton, a rescuer who saved the lives of 669 children, most of them Jewish, in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia with his own personal Kindertransport. Narrated by Canadian journalist Joe Schlesinger who was one of the 669.


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Music
 

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 9



Parties in the Plaza: Loren Barrigar
CNY Jazz Arts Foundation

Price: Free
LeMoyne Plaza
1135 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse


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7:30 PM, February 9



The Perennials: Harvey Nusbaum, Bob Elfenbein, Jacqui McCarthy
Steeple Coffee House

Price: $15 suggested donation covers entertainment, dessert, coffee/tea
United Church of Fayetteville
310 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville

Folk, folk rock, and Celtic music


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7:30 PM, February 9



Pops Series: My Funny Valentine
Symphoria
Sean O'Loughlin, conductor
Featuring Niall O'Sullivan, trumpet; Shóna Henneberry, vocalist

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

Featuring Ireland's foremost trumpeter, Niall O'Sullivan, and his new bride, vocalist Shona Henneberry, this concert will be like a heart-shaped box of chocolates for you and your sweetheart.

From showtunes like "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Miserable to jazz standards like "Tico Tico" and, of course, "My Funny Valentine," Niall and Shona backed by Symphoria will pull on your heartstrings and get your foot tapping.

Cross-genre Irish trumpet star Niall O'Sullivan has performed all over the world in some of the greatest concert halls. Whether he is performing with full orchestra or piano, Niall O'Sullivan and his fellow musicians continue to dazzle the public and give them a fresh appreciation for the trumpet. Bach to Brecht, Handel to Hammerstien, Purcell to Piazzolla, there is no genre Niall O'Sullivan will not tackle.


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Theater
 

11:00 AM, February 9



World of Puppets: Rip Van Winkle
Open Hand Theater

Price: $5
Open Hand Theater
Shoppingtown Mall, Entrance No. 1 (formerly Dick's entrance), Dewitt

A retelling of a generous man who accidentally sleeps his life away.


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2:00 PM, February 9



Bye Bye Birdie
West Genesee High School

Price: $12
West Genesee High School
5201 W. Genesee St., Syracuse


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2:00 PM, February 9



Ragtag Theatre's Rapunzel
Redhouse

Price: $25
Redhouse at City Center Small Theater
400 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Ragtag Theatre Company returns to Redhouse with their sold-out hit and Off-Broadway Alliance-nominated "Best Family Show!" Follow a troupe of poor Italian actors as they present the well-known fairy tale Rapunzel in a brand new way. This show features talking birds, an '80s hair stylist, a cobbler and his wife from the wrong side of the tracks, and is performed in the style of Commedia dell'Arte.


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Sunday, February 10, 2019


Art
 

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 10



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 10



Strolling Down Salina Street: 1940-1980
Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

So many Central New Yorkers have fond memories of coming to Syracuse and taking in the shops, the sights, and the sounds of Salina Street, the heart of Downtown. This exhibit re-creates Salina Street in our large first-floor gallery, using photographs and artifacts from the many shops, so that visitors to our downtown museum can "stroll" down the grand old street once again.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 10



Kokom Lena of the First Nation Algonquin: Photographs of Michael Greenlar
Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center

Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center
6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool

For 20 years, Syracuse photographer Michael Greenlar documented four generations of Algonquins in the bush of Quebec, Canada. His work focuses on the matriarch, Lena Nottaway, and the knowledge she passed on through her 15 children. Lena taught Kokomville how to utilize every element of the environment to become a self-sustaining community. The series of photographs is a testament to the cultural survival of the Algonquin people of Barrier Lake, La Vérendrye Park, Quebec, Canada. Despite broken treaties and clear-cut logging, these First Nation people continue to use the land as their traditions dictate.

The exhibition is presented in partnership with ArtRage Gallery. Please plan on visiting both venues to enjoy the complete experience of this photography series. You'll see different images at each gallery.

Read a review!


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 10



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 10



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 10



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

Read a review!


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Recent Acquisitions, 2015–2018
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Since 2015, the Everson has acquired nearly 400 works for its collection, ranging from monumental installation pieces to small ceramic sculptures. This exhibition features a selection of these recent acquisitions, including work that has never before been on view. Acquired through generous gifts from donors and artists or purchased using the Museum's acquisition funds, these works represent the Everson's long-standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting the best of modern and contemporary art.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Key Figures: Representational Ceramics 1932-1972
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Dating back to the Ceramic National exhibitions, which began in 1932, the Everson has a rich history of supporting artists who explore the figure. Artists like Viktor Schreckengost, Edris Eckhardt, and Waylande Gregory routinely received awards and critical acclaim for their work. "Key Figures" examines the larger-than-life artists who shaped an art movement, and features select works from a new generation of artists who are building on this legacy by using the figure to explore identity, narrative, and allegory.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



From the Archives: Video in America
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

The Everson's commitment to video art began in 1971 with the launch of one of the first exhibition programs in the country to feature the work of video artists, and today the Everson's historic video art collection contains over 400 tapes. Over the last several years, the Museum has worked to conserve and digitize a significant portion of the collection and this exhibition features a number of the newly digitized works.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Socially Gifted: 75 Years of Gifts from the Social Art Club
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Founded in 1875, the Social Art Club is a women's club dedicated to the study of art in a group setting. The Club has an extensive history of supporting the Everson, including financial support for the acquisition of some of the Museum's most iconic pieces, such as Adrian Saxe's Untitled vessel from 1980, which graces the cover of the Museum's American Ceramics catalog. Over the past decade, the Social Art Club's gifts have strengthened the Everson's connections to Central New York through donations of work by indigenous and regional artists.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Showcasing the depth of the Everson's collection, Highlights from the Permanent Collection presents 150 years of American art, from early 19th-century portraiture to the Pop Art of the 1960s. This exhibition features many visitor favorites, including work by Albert Bierstadt, Eastman Johnson, Lee Krasner, Grandma Moses, Jackson Pollock, and Gilbert Stuart.


Back to list
 

 

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Frank Gillette: Excavations and Banquets
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Pioneering video artist Frank Gillette uses multi-channel video installations, image feedback, time delay, and closed-circuit systems to focus on humans' experience of natural phenomena.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 10



Suzanne Anker: 1.5 Celsius
Everson Museum of Art

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison St., Syracuse

Influenced by the history of art and biology, Suzanne Anker uses a range of media to encourage critical thinking about how humans have altered nature and will be required to alter nature in the future.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 10



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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1:00 PM - 9:00 PM, February 10



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


Back to list
 


Festival
 

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Winter Fair

Price: Advance: $4 regular, $2 teens/seniors; at the door: $6 regular, $4 teens/seniors; children under 12 free
New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center
581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

The three-day indoor festival will feature many elements of the summer fair, including midway rides, vendors, and fair food.

12:15 pm: Sera Bullis, age 16, a two-time Syracuse Area Music Awards winner who plays piano, cello, ukulele and electric guitar

1:30 pm: Winner of the JCC Battle of the Bands, putting a great high school group in the spotlight

3:30 pm: Grupo Pagan, a Latin-American group with a salsa-inspired flavor

6:00 pm: Jess Novak Band, a 7-piece band featuring pop, rock, soul, love, a fiddle on fire, and a powerhouse voice


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Film
 

1:00 PM, February 10



Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake
Onondaga Historical Association

Price: $7 regular, $5 OHA members
Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery St., Syracuse

Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake covers the amazing history of the lake and the remarkable impact it has had on our American way of life over the past six centuries.

Tickets are available at the door only. First come, first served.


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Music
 

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Second Sundays with Stephen Douglas Wolfe
Listening Room at 443

Price: $5
Listening Room at 443
443 Burnet Ave., Syracuse

Join Stephen Douglas Wolfe on the second Sunday of every month as he invites some of the area's most talented songwriters to the stage for music and conversation. Dig a little deeper into the composers' minds and hear original works in their purest form.

Our February edition kicks off the series with Corey Paige, J. Mettler from Rabbit in the Rye, and Josh Coy from Long Since Forgotten and Sympathy.


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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, February 10



Wine and Cheese with the Silverwood Clarinet Choir
Civic Morning Musicals

Price: Free (donations accepted)
St. David's Episcopal Church
13 Jamar Dr., Dewitt

Jukka Linkola Chaulumeaux-Suite
Percy Grainger Molly on the Shore
Smetana "Dance of the Comedians" from The Bartered Bride
Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles
Plus works by Leonard Bernstein, Astor Piazzolla, George Gershwin, Roland Cardon, Lucien Cailliet, and Arthur Frackenpohl

All are invited to an after-concert wine and cheese reception.

Silverwood Clarinet Choir was founded in 2006 and is an exciting professional clarinet group that encompasses all the voices of a true choir. The 16-member group consists of Eb sopranino, Bb clarinets, alto clarinet, basset horn, bass clarinets, contrabass, and contralto clarinets. The creative group performs original compositions as well as arrangements of well-known pieces—music in all styles and from around the world that is both entertaining and challenging.


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7:00 PM, February 10



Symphoria Youth Orchestras
Symphoria

Price: $10 adults, $5 students, free for kids 18 and under
St. Paul's Syracuse
220 E. Fayette St., Syracuse

Symphoria Youth String Orchestra
Rebecca Dodd, conductor
Newbold Iditarod
Horner My Heart Will Go On (love theme from Titanic)
Anderson Plink, Plank, Plunk!

Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra
Christian Capocaccia, conductor
Sonia Richman, flute
Bernstein West Side Story Overture
Chaminade Concertino for Flute and Orchestra
Stravinsky Berceuse and Final from Firebird

Symphoria Youth Repertory Orchestra and Symphoria Side by Side
Sean O'Loughlin, guest conductor
Copland Our Town
O'Loughlin The Art of Racing in the Rain
Copland Corral Nocturne, Saturday Night Waltz, Hoedown from Rodeo


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Monday, February 11, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 11



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 11



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 11



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 11



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 11



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 11



Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Ken Ragsdale designs and makes models, then photographs them to create believable fantastic tableaux.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 11



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.


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Tuesday, February 12, 2019


Art
 

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 12



Spring is on the Way: Works by Judith Hand
LeMoyne College

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

An exhibit of watercolors and drawings by artist Judith Hand, whose aim is for her work to be a "feast for the eye."


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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 12



Uncommon Views: Photography by Jack Kurz
Baltimore Woods Weeks Art Gallery

Price: Free
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
4007 Bishop Hill Rd., Marcellus

For this exhibit, Jack Kurz has captured moments in his photographs that we often miss, perhaps because we are distracted, we don't know where to look, or the subject of our observation is too elusive. Who among us has not had the experience of observing the activity of a butterfly, only to have it fly away before we can fully appreciate its color and pattern? And don't we feel disappointment when we realize that a bird has moved so quickly that we missed its capture of prey? How then do wildlife photographers manage to produce their amazing photos? "You just have to be patient," is the answer that Kurz will give you. Those who see Jack Kurz's photographs will enjoy the sharp focus in his images, the beautiful color, and the stories of our natural world that each image conveys.


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, February 12



We Remember Them: The Legacy of Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center

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

The bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988 claimed the lives of 270 individuals from 21 nations. Among those lost were 35 students returning home from a semester abroad through Syracuse University. This exhibition of materials donated to the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster by the victims' families, friends, advocates, and affected communities commemorates the 30th anniversary of the tragedy through an exploration of the ways in which the lives of the victims have been remembered. Whether through scholarship, public advocacy, art, or physical memorials, we ensure their lives and the lessons learned from their deaths are not forgotten.


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9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, February 12



Nature of Things
Edgewood Gallery

Edgewood Gallery
216 Tecumseh Rd., Syracuse

Rob Glisson: landscape oil paintings
Karen Jean Smith: nature-based trompe l'oeil ceramics
Adriana Meiss: landscape oil paintings

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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 12



2019 Transmedia Photography Annual
Light Work Gallery

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

The 2019 Transmedia Photography Annual is a juried exhibition of work by seniors from the Art Photography program in the Department of Transmedia within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

Exhibiting students include Pat Boland, Chloe Conklin Woodrow, Mollie M. Crandell, Catherine E. Doherty, Nicolo Orson Gilmore, Charlotte Lester, Nick Polyzoides, Tyanna Asia Seton, Siyaka Taylor-Lewis, and Junxiu Wang.


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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, February 12



Rodrigo Valenzuela: American Type
Light Work Gallery

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

Rodrigo Valenzuela's work boldly addresses themes of labor, power, and representation. For a Chilean artist living in America at a moment in which the president of the United States continues pressing for a border wall, the underlying narrative of Valenzuela's work — of immigration and the struggles of the working class — is as charged as ever.

The title of the exhibition, American Type, refers to a 1955 essay in which art critic Clement Greenberg frames the work of abstract expressionist painters such as Pollock, Kline, Motherwell, and Rothko as distinctly American. Greenberg proposed that post-war American painting was more about the act of painting itself than about any complex idea of representation. Valenzuela finds it interesting to challenge this concept and, as he puts it, to contemplate "how much the absence of content has become the American gold." He doesn't argue that abstraction is necessarily without subject or emotion, but Valenzuela questions Greenberg and art world elitism more generally by making his own subversive abstractions that he imbues with social-political meaning.

Valenzuela's approach to representation in his work draws our attention to the extensive labor of his artistic process. Every aspect of his work shows a trace of his own labor, from the building of studio assemblages, to the photographic steps that lead to the final prints. Even the wooden frames that hold the work have been cut, assembled, and painted by his hand. Labor is inherent in the making of all art, but for Valenzuela it becomes a compelling central subject.


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11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, February 12



Ken Ragsdale: Facts, Reality, and Truth
Onondaga Community College

Price: Free
Ann Felton Multicultural Center and Gallery
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse

Ken Ragsdale designs and makes models, then photographs them to create believable fantastic tableaux.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 12



A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom, 1619 to 1865
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

This critically acclaimed exhibition features over 80 contemporary photographic works by artist and curator William Earle Williams, presented alongside related historical objects that together depict the often invisible journey from slavery to freedom in the United States.

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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 12



Seeing the Light of Day: Selections by the Registrar
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Seeing the Light of Day" is an exhibition curated from the perspective of the Registrar, Laura J. Wellner, that brings together an eclectic and whimsical sampling of artwork that have never been on display in our galleries.


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11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, February 12



Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint
SU Art Galleries

Price: Free
SU Art Galleries, Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse University, Syracuse

"Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint" brings together numerous examples of the experimental process by Thrash and other colleagues working in the Fine Print Workshop.


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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, February 12



Susan Stainman: Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg
Point of Contact Gallery

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

"Dream Bird, Hatching the Egg" includes works that explore the interconnection between Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and the creative process. Stainman's work creates a visual metaphor of her personal experience with sensuality and color. The tactility of her work draws the viewer in through the body as a means of manipulation, lulling them into mental relaxation and an experience of natural mind.


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Music
 

8:00 PM, February 12



Faculty Recital Series: Janet Brown, voice
Syracuse University Setnor School of Music

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

For most concert events in Setnor Auditorium, free and accessible concert parking is available on campus in the Q-1 lot. When parking for concert events, please inform parking attendants that you are attending an event at Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College so they may direct you.


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Theater
 

7:30 PM, February 12



Cinderella
Famous Artists Broadway Series

Landmark Theatre
362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that's delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations, and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball, and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including In My Own Little Corner, Impossible/It's Possible, and Ten Minutes Ago in this hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who's ever had a dream.

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