A Woman Was A Woman
Friday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, Noon to 6 p.m.
Brooklyn-based artist and feminist Sue Julien presents a series of portraits of women from both history and obscurity who have endured suffering. The works are archival digital prints of the artist's Prismacolor drawings which have been photographed through a glowing light box and digitally colorized.
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Atrium Gallery, 154 Angell St.
Dante's Comedy and the Crafting of a Cosmos
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon - 10 p.m.
Writing in vernacular Italian, medieval poet Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) invited readers to follow him on a journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. Those who made the trip returned with different impressions of the cosmos he depicted, illustrating the Comedy in ways that reveal as much about their cultural worlds as Dante's ideas about the literary, scientific, and philosophical issues of his time.
John Hay Library, Main Gallery, 20 Prospect St.
On Protest, Art & Activism
Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
An exhibition exploring art and activism, featuring works by Ja'Tovia Gary, Theaster Gates, Josephine Meckseper, and Dread Scott.
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Cohen Gallery, 154 Angell St.
The Brown Bear: A History
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 10 p.m. (Brown Community Access Only)
At the dawn of the 20th century, Brown was thriving. A new president was in place, enrollment was approaching 1,000 students, new buildings were springing up, a successful endowment campaign was complete, and athletic teams were taking part in fierce rivalries. But something was missing - a mascot. Visit an exhibit on the history of Bruno, celebrated in verse and image.
John Hay Library, Willis Reading Room, 20 Prospect St.
Protest & Perspectives: Students at Brown, 1960s-90s
Friday, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturday, noon - 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
This display, examines the 1960s through the 90s, highlighting student protests and perspectives that exemplify the humanitarian spirit at the core of the Brown community.
Rockefeller Library, Digital Scholarship Lab Wall, 10 Prospect St.
Walter Feldman: A Memorial Exhibition
Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Walter Feldman's affiliation with Brown University began in 1953, when he taught his first class in visual design. It extended through his fifty-four-year teaching career, and it continues today in a legacy of sustained artistic experimentation. This memorial exhibition celebrates Feldman's life through a retrospective selection of his paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, and artist's books.
List Art Building, David Winton Bell Gallery, 64 College St.