Griffiths Arts Center
In conjunction with the exhibition Inner Visions, the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery presents a celebration/book launch for the Ayahuasca Reader. The exhibition is curated by the Brazilian-based ethnobotanist Luis Eduardo Luna in conjunction with the upcoming publication of the Ayahuasca Reader: Encounters with the Amazon’s Sacred Vine (New Reader), co-edited by Luna and Steven White, professor of Modern Languages at St. Lawrence University.
Inner Visions: Sacred Plants, Art and Spirituality is an exhibition of works by indigenous and non-indigenous artists from North America and South America. The exhibition is curated by the Brazilian-based ethnobotanist Luis Eduardo Luna in conjunction with the upcoming publication of the Ayahuasca Reader: Encounters with the Amazon’s Sacred Vine (New Reader), co-edited by Luna and Steven White, professor of Modern Languages at St. Lawrence University.
The Alexander String Quartet returns to St. Lawrence for their annual matinee and concert, this year accompanied by composer Tarik O'Regan. The matinee consists of an informal presentation about the composers, their pieces, and the lives and society surrounding the works. Both events are free admission, unticketed, and open to the public.
The Laurentian Singers, directed by Barry Torres and accompanied by Barbara Phillips-Farley, present a program of favorites for their guests.
Curator Luis Eduardo Luna and artist Rick Harlow will present a lecture in conjunction with an exhibition of visionary art.
Noted Nigerian art historian and artist Chika Okeke-Agulu, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University will give a public lecture on Thursday, September 15 at 7 pm in conjunction with the exhibition of Obiora Udechukwu's work, OJEMBA: A Fifty-Year Retrospective | Selected Drawings, Paintings, and Prints by Obiora Udechukwu, 1966 - 2016. For more information on the exhibition, please see the event listing on the arts calendar.
Obiora Udechukwu OJEMBA: A Fifty-Year Retrospective: Selected Drawings, Paintings, and Prints 1966-2016. The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery is pleased to mark 2016 with an exhibition to honor the 20-year anniversary of Obiora Udechukwu at St. Lawrence University, as well as the artist's own 70th anniversary. "Ojemba", which means "[A] traveller to distant towns/places/countries", is taken from the Igo adage "Ojemba e nwe ilo", or "A traveler to distant lands does [or should] not have enemies." A range of paintings, prints and drawings spanning five decades will be included in the exhibition.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Joseph M. Kling, Government Department
Topic: The Iconic Photo: A New Way of Learning