Exhibitions & Events
Our artist programs and public engagement series demonstrate the role artists and curators play in our communities by connecting audiences to creative practices, ideas, art forms, and each other. Through exhibitions, performances, Muse Fuse talks, screenings, and publications, NURTUREart provides direct support to artists and curators and aims to inspire the public to think critically about the world around them and connect to their creative and local communities.
Performance & Artist Talk by Christie Neptune
October 5, 2018
Doors at 6:30pm, with refreshments Performance at 7pm NURTUREart is pleased to present a performance by Christie Neptune as part of her solo exhibition, Unpacking Sameness. The performance will be followed by a talk in which Neptune discusses the work in the exhibition and her wider artistic practice.
Melissa Sclafani: Crowd Control
October 20 — November 18, 2018
Crowd Control, a solo exhibition by Melissa Sclafani, is an immersive installation with sculpture and light projection. Created in response to the ongoing detention of migrant children at the United States-Mexico border, Sclafani’s installation draws attention to the boundaries and devices that divide us.
Discussion with Museum of Impact’s Janelle Naomi and exhibiting artist Melissa Sclafani
November 9, 2018
7:00 pm—9:00 pm
An interactive public discussion at NURTUREart with Museum of Impact's Janelle Naomi as a part of Melissa Slafani's solo exhibition Crowd Control.
In Conversation: Lumi Tan, Curator, The Kitchen
November 15, 2018
6:30 pm—8:30 pm
THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED DUE TO THE WEATHER.
2018 Benefit + Silent Auction
November 28, 2018
2018 Benefit + Silent Auction Wednesday, November 28 at EFA Project Space.
Object Intimacies, curated by Jane Cavalier and Nicole Kaack
December 1 — January 12, 2019
Featuring artworks by Wesley Chavis, Mira Dayal, Andrew Gayle, David Horvitz, Simone Kearney, Junyu Li, and Alayna Rasile-Digrindakis.
December 9, 2018
3:30 pm—5:30 pm
This performance is shown in conjunction with the exhibition Object Intimacies, curated by Jane Cavalier and Nicole Kaack.
Readings by Simone Kearney and Audra Wolowiec
January 12, 2019
5:00 pm—6:00 pm
On the closing weekend of Object Intimacies, Simone Kearney and Audra Wolowiec will give performative readings of recent texts.
Voices Through Lenses
January 18 — January 27, 2019
NURTUREart is pleased to present Voices Through Lenses, a group exhibition featuring analog film photography created by fifth grade students at P.S. 147 with Felicita “Felli” Maynard, NURTUREart’s 2018–2019 Artist-in-Residence.