You’re invited to attend a community open house to celebrate the opening of Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists on Sunday, February 6 at 2:00 pm. The exhibition will be open to the public from 2:00-6:00 and will feature a DJ set by participating artist Xaviera Simmons from 3:00-5:00. There will be kid-friendly activities, including a print-making craft, as well as refreshments. A free shuttle to the Bronx Museum will be available, and will depart at 2:00 pm from Lexington Ave and E 59th Street (SE corner) and return at 5:30 pm.
On view through May 29, the exhibition highlights Elizabeth Catlett’s role as a pioneering African American female artist and her relationship to later generations of contemporary artists. This will be the first exhibition to explore the impact of Catlett’s legacy, and will highlight her influence on notable contemporary artists including Shinique Smith, Hank Willis Thomas, Mickalene Thomas, and Kalup Linzy. Featuring 40 of her sculptures and prints alongside a range of works by 21 younger artists, this will be one of the most significant exhibitions at the Bronx Museum this year.
Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists
January 27 through May 29, 2011
Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, New York, 10456
Reservations are required for the shuttle bus. Please contact Lauren Click at 718-681-6000, ext. 131 or by email at email@example.com