In celebration of Black History Month the February exhibit, “Merging Perspectives” will feature both local and regional black artists who work in a broad range of media. To complement the exhibit there will be two additional chances to hear from special artists.
Saturday, February 4, at 1pm Kyle Hackett will present “Circular Narratives.” Kyle (b. Still Pond) is an artist, professor, and RiverArts Board Member who has returned home to share the influences and autobiographical connections to his artwork and journey. He will address painting tradition, contemporary image-making, and concepts of identity rooted in the communities that shaped him.
Saturday, February 25, 2023 time 1:00 pm, Jason Patterson Lecture. Jason’s work focuses on African American history on the Eastern Shore and highlights the role the past has in cultivating our current political and social conditions in the United States.
Important Dates to Remember:
EXHIBITION DATES: February 3 to February 25, 2023
OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday: February 3, 2023, 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
KYLE HACKETT LECTURE: Saturday, February 4, 2023 time 1:00 pm, RiverArts Gallery
EXHIBIT ARTISTS’ TALK: Thursday, February 9, 2023, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
JASON PATTERSON LECTURE: Saturday, February 25, 2023 time 1:00 pm
If you have questions please contact Sue Wilson: email@example.com or call W: 410-778-6300 / C: 443-480-4980.