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No Soil Better: Art and the Living Legacy of Frederick Douglass

Location:

137 East Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14604
United States

Phone:

585-461-2222
Dates: 
02/17/2018
02/18/2018
02/19/2018
Time: 
Opening Reception: Feb. 2, 6-9pm Artist Talk: Feb. 3, 1 pm Gallery Hours: Wed-Sun 1-5 pm / Fri 1-9 PM
Price: 
$2/free for members

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids
Contact name: 
Bleu Cease
No Soil Better is an exhibition of new artworks by a diverse group of emerging and established artists. The featured projects reflect on how Douglass has been memorialized and the importance of his legacy today.

February 2, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Opening Reception: Feb. 2, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Feb. 3, 1 pm

No Soil Better is an exhibition of new artworks by a diverse group of emerging and established artists including Yvonne Buchanan, Caitlin Cass, Shawn Dunwoody, Annette Daniels Taylor, Olivia Kim, Luvon Sheppard, Thievin’ Stephen, Meleko Mokgosi, Rodney Taylor, and the Rochester Public Library. The featured projects reflect on how Douglass has been memorialized and the importance of his legacy today. This exhibition is presented as part of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration Committee organized by Rochester Community Media Center (RCTV) and RoCo.

Shine A Light on Douglass is presented in conjunction with the exhibition and organized by RIT’s Big Shot team. Join us on February 14, in Highland Park to help Rochester celebrate Frederick Douglass’ birth and create an important archival photo of the Douglass Monument (1899) by Sidney W. Edwards.

info@rochestercontemporary.org
585-461-2222
$2/free for members

www.rochestercontemporary.org

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