Recollections: Jazz photographs by Herman Leonard February 6, 2015- May 16, 2015 From the Kennedy Museum of Art permanent collection, this exhibition features American photographer Herman Leonard. Known for his unique images of jazz icons such as Miles Davis, James Moody, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Chet Baker this exhibition ties into the Vail Series concert with the Turtle Island Quartet on February 13, 2015. Read more... 2/12-5/16
Dressing Difference: Exploring Burma’s Ethnicities February 12, 2015 - May 16, 2015 Questioning concepts of ethnicity and gender through costume and body adornment from the Burmese art collections at Denison University and NIU. Co-curated by Sherry Harlacher, Director, Denison Museum, and Catherine Raymond, Curator, Burma Collection at NIU and Director, Center for Burma Studies. Read more... 2/12-5/16
A Time Most “Un”Civil February 12, 2015 - May 16, 2015 This exhibition focuses contemporary issues of Ethnicity and Identity through the work of Kara Walker. In the Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War series, Walker layers the historical to relay new readings into the past and present. In conjunction with black history month and classes across campus join us as we celebrate and discuss the past, present, and future of our collective and individual culture. Read more...