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.
July 6 — July 20, 2018
In this second session of NURTUREart’s 2018 residency for new collaborations artists Anjali Deshmukh and Purvi Shah will explore how we inhabit the sacred through embodied poetics and space design.
Sewing Room: Hands On Black Freedom
July 28 — August 13, 2018
In this third session of the 2018 residency for new collaborations, NURTUREart is pleased to host Sewing Room: Hands On Black Freedom by artist Clarivel Ruiz and writer Jazorink.
Announcing NURTUREart’s 2018-2019 Exhibition Season
September 7, 2018
Christie Neptune: Unpacking Sameness
September 8 — October 7, 2018
NURTUREart is pleased to present Unpacking Sameness, a solo exhibition by Christie Neptune. Neptune uses photography and filmed performance to unpack and dismantle the social and psychological constructs of race in America.
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.