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October 9 - 15, 2023 This Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of October 9-15, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

Every Friday 5:30-7:30pm OPEN DRAW : Free figure drawing sessions. The Brick Basement. Open to the public! Light instruction available.



On View:


October 9 - 28 Among Us: Animal Life in Video Work by Artists from Turkey TSI/Harland Snodgrass Gallery, Harder Hall Lobby. The exhibition offers a cross-section of the history of video art of the last quarter-century or so by esteemed and emerging practitioners from Turkey which demonstrates a compelling engagement with issues of animal life, in Turkey and beyond. Open 6am-midnight daily.

Through October 22, Andy Brady: Steward of Precision Fosdick-Nelson Gallery. This exhibition presents over 25 extraordinary works from the archives of this esteemed Alfred University Professor of Printmaking (1970-76). Gallery hours are 12-4 pm weekdays and 1-3pm weekends.

Through December 30, Reuben Nakian: The Impassioned Gesture and Ashley Lyon: Super Real Exhibitions at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum. Reuben Nakian is best known for his large-scale bronze sculptures. However, Nakian left for posterity a large, highly significant body of work in the ceramic medium. Super Real presents a collection of recent artworks, ranging from the colossal to intimate, by sculptor Ashley Lyon. Through scale, fragmentation, and touch, Lyon translates figures and objects into reflections of lived experience. Museum Hours Tuesday - Sunday 10-5