OCTOBER 20: Gallery conversation with María Martínez-Cañas, 6 pm. Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.
Join us for a lecture and reading by Wifredo Lam's great nephew, Juan Castillo Vázquez, in conjunction with the exhibition The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955. The lecture will take place at 4:10PM in Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center. This is a Spanish language talk with English transcription provided, including excerpts from Wifredo Lam's poetry. Reception to follow. All LUAG events are free and open to the public.
Lehigh University Art Galleries is pleased to present The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940 – 1955, the first monographic exhibition of works by Lam from a prestigious private Cuban collection to travel to the United States. Comprised of twenty-one rarely seen works on paper the exhibition will open to the public this August 30 and will remain on view until December 10, 2017.
March 2: Reception and Gallery Talk for Area Artists 2017; featuring area musician Gary Joseph Hassay.
March 2: Area musician Gary Joseph Hassay will perform a short program of spontaneous compositions at the reception and gallery talk for Area Artists 2017. Hassay's performance, dedicated to these exceptional artists, precedes a gallery Q & A with Kerns, Slahta, Ross, Badt, and Sherk. Doors open at 6pm, performance at 6:30 pm. LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.
ATTENTION: This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Join LU professors Nicholas Sawicki and Ricardo Viera for a gallery talk and walkthrough of the exhibition The Art of Collecting at the LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner. 6 pm. Reception to follow.
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Deborah Slahta, Judith Joy Ross, Ed Kerns, Pat Badt and Scott Sherk. Area Artists is a biennial exhibition presenting the works of established artists and art educators of the eastern Pennsylvania region. The exhibition includes works by Deborah Slahta (ceramics), Judith Joy Ross (photography), Ed Kerns (Painting), and the collaborative team of Pat Badt (painting and book making) and Scott Sherk (sculpture and sound art).