This fall, the Stone Center will host a first-ever retrospective of past Stone Center Visiting Artists. The exhibition, With Us Comes the Parallax, opens with a reception on September 13 and will run through November 30. This show will feature fourteen award-winning artists representing six countries (U.S., Panama, Botswana, Dominican Republic, Morocco and Canada) and eight states. Some works will also be available for purchase during a silent auction to benefit the Stone Center’s arts and cultural programming. Bidding in the silent auction begins online September 7, on-site on September 13, and continues online until September 20 when all bidding ends.
The retrospective will include works by:
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
Lucía Méndez Rivas
Michael B. Platt
Maya Freelon Asante
The Stone Center has hosted thirty exhibitions and featured seventy-one different artists in its Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum since opening in the fall of 2004. Gallery events have included historical programs and groundbreaking photographic exhibitions including: Radicals in Black and Brown: Palante, People’s Power and Common Cause in the Black Panthers and Young Lords Organization (2007); Body and Soul: Paul Robeson, Race and Representation (2007-2008); Nina Simone: What More Can I Say? (2012); and James Barnor: Ever Young (2016).