Opening reception this Thursday at University Art Museum

140510_cubb_0343_14_240dpiAn opening reception for current exhibitions at the Binghamton University Art Museum will be held September 8 from 5:00-7:00 and will feature a short performance at 6:00 of Afro-Cuban folkloric music by the Binghamton University Nukporfe African Dance-Drumming Ensemble.

Baseball in Cuba: A Photographic Essay by Ira Block highlights the work of National Geographic photographer Ira Block who has visited Cuba over the last three years, capturing images of Cubans enjoying their national sport. Also on view are five other exhibitions: The Bard in Bold, Keith Arnatt: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Wedgwood Revolution, Picturing Children at the Turn of the Century, and The Kabuki Stage in Japanese Woodblock Prints. Two of the exhibitions were curated by graduate students in art history: Keith Arnatt: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, curated by Alexandra Feim ’15, MA ’16, features photographs recently donated by John Tagg, Distinguished Professor of Art History, and Luisa Casella. Picturing Children at the Turn of the Century was curated by Mariah Postlewait, graduate student in art history, and consists of carte de visite photographs, ambrotypes, and other early photographic media.

Admission to the museum is free. For directions and museum hours visit artmuseum.binghamton.edu.

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