Thursday, September 15, 2016
SU Art Galleries Inaugurates New Space With 'inFORMATION' Exhibit September 8-November 5SALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown Campus moves into temporary space this academic year in the Gallery Building on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza.
The new location’s inaugural group exhibit and series of live events, “inFORMATION: Black Culture in Contemporary Art,” runs from September 8-November 5.
The exhibition opens with screenings of Sun Ra’s 1974 Afro-futurist film, Space is the Place, at 2:30, 4 and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays.
A reception is 5-8 p.m. Friday, September 16, featuring an interactive performance by Baltimore artists Ada Pinkston with Ancestral Duo and Amorous Ebony.
Artist David Brame gives a talk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, September 29. A reception celebrating the culmination of his Afro-futurist drawing residency at SU follows.
The group Black Radical Imagination presents a screening and talk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 13. A performance party featuring the Baltimore Boom Bap Society is 5-8 p.m. Friday, October 21.
The series culminates with two community events: a fashion show presented by Salisbury’s Kim Star Designs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27, and a Fenix Youth Program talent show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 4.
The temporary gallery space is open Thursdays and Fridays from 2-7 p.m., with additional hours during special downtown events, including the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration.
Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-548-2547 or visit the SU Art Galleries website at www.salisbury.edu/universitygalleries.