Category: Past

Richard Garet: Within The Temporal

Performance: November 9 Conway Hall 317, 5:30 PM Exhibition: November 9 – February 15 Conway Hall 128, Electronic Gallery Explore the subject of time and perception. Garet’s work deals directly with duration, emphasizing not only performative and constructed temporality, but also immersive situations for sensorial results in the viewer....

Wild Markets: Waterfowling as Occupation in the Chesapeake Region

Talk by: JACKSON MEDEL, Curator and Folklorist at the Ward Museum October 14, 4 pm, SU Art Galleries | Downtown, 212 W. Main Street, Gallery Building  From the market gunning days in the late 18th century through to contemporary gun clubs and guided hunting trips, waterfowling has a long history in the working life of the Chesapeake region. This...

Calling all Alumni!

The Salisbury University Art Galleries invites all alumni to submit work for the juried exhibition titled, HOMECOMING. Work submitted will be reviewed by Ginevra Shay, Artistic Director of The Contemporary Museum in Baltimore and curator of Rose Arcade. Selected works will be on view in the newly opened SU Art Galleries |...

Mierle Laderman Ukeles

Touch Sanitation September 15 – November 3, 2017 SU Art Galleries | Downtown Since the late 1960s, Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ performances, sculptural installations, and writing have explored issues profoundly important to society today: the role of women in society, cultures of work and labor, and urban and community resilience....

Cat Mazza

microRevolt September 15 – November 3, 2017 SU Art Galleries | Downtown Artist Talk: Thursday, October 26, 5:30pm Cat Mazza (b. 1977 Washington DC) is a visual artist whose work combines craft with digital media to explore the overlaps between textiles, technology and labor. Her work investigates the dawn of...

Curtis Woody

A Struggle for Dignity: An Artistic Exploration of Slavery and Emancipation September 15 – November 3, 2017 SU Art Galleries | Downtown Artist Curtis G Woody expands on The Way We Worked with his interpretations of the lifestyles and complexities of African Americans in Prince George’s County from the late 1600’s...

Philip McMartin

Working on the Water September 15 – November 3, 2017 SU Art Galleries | Downtown McMartin, the late father of local furniture maker Jim McMartin, of McMartin and Beggins Furniture Makers in Wittman, MD, created 19 distinct woodcut blocks from the late 1960s into the 1970s depicting the watermen,...

Shannon Murray Performs

Folk/punk musician and storyteller Shannon Murray comes to Salisbury from the northwoods of Minnesota to perform on September 14 and 15 as part of The Way We Worked. Her People’s Music project works to preserve working class history in story and song.  What began as an exploration into the music...

The Way We Worked

September 15 – November 3, 2017 SU Art Galleries Downtown Grand Opening & Reception:  3rd Friday, September 15, 4:30-8pm 4:30pm: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 5:45-6:30pm: Shannon Murray Concert on the 3rd Friday Main Stage, Downtown Plaza 5-8pm: Opening Reception, featuring in-gallery Broom making demo presented by Furnacetown Living Heritage Museum  ...

Panoply Performance Laboratory: Embarrassed of the Whole (EotW)

Exhibition: August 28- October 14 The Electronic Gallery, Conway Hall 128 Performance Workshop: September 27, 3-6pm TE317 (contact tcgladden@salisbury.edu to reserve a spot) Performance: October 5, 5:30pm, TE317 Embarrassed of the Whole (EotW): Ester Neff, Brian McCorkle and Kaia Gilje present a workshop, performance and an interactive exhibition described...