Audubon Arts Crawl
The Arts Council of Greater New Haven hosts the Audubon Arts Crawl, June 26, 2014, 5-8pm featuring an evening of artists’ receptions, live performances, tastings, and more at various locations in the Audubon Arts District. Take A look at the participating exhibitions below.
SPECTRA 2014 at Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr Gallery
70 Audubon Street, 2FL
Spectra 2014 is an annual members’ show of the Photo Arts Collective, an Arts Council program whose mission is to cultivate and support a community of individuals who share an interest in photography, through workshops, lectures, exhibitions, portfolio reviews, group critiques, and special events.
Student Show at Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street
The Student Show is an exhibition featuring the new work of Creative Arts Workshop students of all ages and skill levels. This unique exhibition showcases the diversity of styles and breadth of creativity that is fostered at the Workshop.
“Doll-Like” at John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art
51 Trumbull Street
Doll-Like is inspired by universal icons that offer social, political, historical context to explore issues about personal and cultural identity, gender roles, play, heritage, magic, ritual, childhood, and memory. Elaine Peters will demonstrate her doll-making techniques and discuss the cultural significance of Afro-Caribbean heritage dolls at 5:30pm. A special one night only performance by featured artist Kimberly Mikenis is set for 7pm.
“Vivify” at Silk Road Gallery
83 Audubon Street
Stop by the new Chinese gallery in the district. The show titled Vivify features an array of local and Chinese artists ranging in professions and backgrounds. This unique exhibit allows gallery visitors to interact with a variety of artistic aesthetics and mediums from watercolor to alabaster sculpture.
“Enjoy the Silence: Work by Gonzalo Zuniga-Vergara” at Katalina’s Bakery
74 Whitney Avenue
According to Gonzalo, “As humans we are constantly trying to make sense of the world around us. Our visual perceptual process has always played with natural forms and their ability to create illusions.” His ink drawings on view in the bakery are of nature and animal hybrids designed to arouse your own visual perception.
“Value Systems” at The New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Avenue
New Haven Museum’s ground-breaking new exhibition in collaboration with Artspace couples material from the Flatfile’s holdings of contemporary art with selections from the New Haven Museum’s historical collections. This is the first time the Flatfile collections have been shown in a museum context.
“Nothing is Set in Stone: The Lincoln Oak and the New Haven Green” at The New Haven Museum
This exhibition pairs powerful interpretive art created by Connecticut artists with scientific analysis by noted bioarchaeologists. The exhibition is an informative and revelatory tribute to the historic Lincoln Oak on the New Haven Green that was toppled during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
POP UP Exhibitions
“Building Hope Through History” Models of Historical New Haven Buildings Created by New Haven Teens. Presented by Project Storefronts.
87 Audubon Street
“The Energy Love” A Site Specific Installation by Insook Hwang
77 Audubon Street
POP UP Gallery Featuring Artwork by Dooley-O and Jahmane
55 Audubon Street
Enjoy extended hours + 10% off purchases at Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Avenue
Stop by other participating merchants like Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea, Walker Loden, Pure Health, Knit, and Katahdin Furniture.
For more information contact Debbie Hesse at the Arts Council (203) 772-2788