For the first time ever the AGGV’s popular all-ages event, Family Sunday, appeared “pop-up” style at Kidlandia September 14-16.
In preparation of a future exhibition on Buddhism and contemporary art practices at the AGGV, this issue’s Art Terms post will focus on terms and names associated with this ancient system of beliefs.
Demian Dinéyazhi´began writing his ekphrastic long-form prose poem “An Infected Sunset” in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando in August 2016, police killings of unarmed Black men, and in the midst of the Standing Rock protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline…
by Audrey Wang, AGGV Marketing Volunteer
Perhaps it comes as no surprise that women are now, more than ever, breaking into the traditionally male-dominated role as art collector and patron.
As part of the rejuvenation plans for the Gallery to transition into The NEXT Gallery, BRAINSTORM is an interactive space for our community to express its hopes, dreams and desires for the AGGV moving forward.
By Pat Preston, Gallery Associate
More than 170 volunteers worked as a team to make certain the tour runs efficiently. They selected homes, greeted guests, monitored houses during the tour, prepared marketing materials, sold tickets and sponsorships, selected artists and floral arrangers, handled traffic control and security and planned a post-tour reception to thank homeowners for another successful tour.
By Jenelle Pasiechnik
Ensô (featured image above) painted by the accomplished, 20th century, Zen master Inaba Shinden depicts a symbol central to Zen meditative practice. The ensô, meaning “circle”, is one of the most common subjects of Japanese calligraphy.