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CONFLUENCE: When Four Artists in Isolation Come Together Again

City Gallery members Meg Bloom, Phyllis Crowley, Roberta Friedman, and Kathy Kane come together in January to present CONFLUENCE, individual works created over the past many months in isolation. The show will run from January 7 - January 30, with a chance to Meet the Artists on Sunday, January 9, 1pm - 4 pm

“It is a convergence of our separate…

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Added by Jen Payne on January 4, 2022 at 8:00am — No Comments

REVERIES: JOURNALING IN PLACE - An Exhibit and Book Signing by Susan Newbold at City Gallery

 

Did you know that the words journal and journey are derived from the same root, the French word, “jour,” which means day? And while the original function of a journal was to record one's day-to-day journey, you'll find that modern-day journaling elaborates with elements of writing, drawing, painting, collage, and…

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Added by Jen Payne on December 1, 2021 at 9:24am — No Comments

Photographer William Frucht Invites You to Imagine LAST SUMMER at City Gallery

Photographer William Frucht’s show LAST SUMMER uses street photography and landscapes to illustrate our collective hopes and disappointments during the Summer of 2021. This collection of work is on view at City Gallery from November 4 - November 28, with a reception Saturday, November 13 from 1pm - 4pm.

“By the summer of 2021, we…

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Added by Jen Payne on November 10, 2021 at 6:42am — No Comments

City Gallery Members Celebrate Open Source 2021, a Visual Arts Festival

Artspace’s Open Source 2021 is the perfect chance for City Gallery to showcase its eclectic mix of visual artists in a month-long group show, on view from October 1 - October 31. The show, OPEN SOURCE @ CITY, will feature work by 17 member artists and includes Open Source Festival Receptions on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, from 1PM to…

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Added by Jen Payne on September 22, 2021 at 6:05am — No Comments

Four Artists Consider the SHAPE OF COLOR at City Gallery

In a bold new show of contemporary work, artists Judy Atlas, Joy Bush, Rita Hannafin, and Tom Peterson consider the SHAPE OF COLOR, a group show on view at City Gallery this summer. The show will run from Friday, July 9 through Sunday, August 8, with a Closing Reception on Sunday, August 8 from 1pm - 4pm. Visitors may meet individual artists…

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Added by Jen Payne on June 30, 2021 at 4:48am — No Comments

SMALL FACES AND SHADOWS, a Show by City Gallery Founding Member Sheila Kaczmarek

I sit here every day,

Looking at the sky

Ever…

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Added by Jen Payne on May 25, 2021 at 5:41am — No Comments

Don't Miss Legacy & Rupture, a Group Show Featuring Seven Contemporary Black Artists

City Galley is honored to present Legacy & Rupture, a group show curated by interdisciplinary artist and educator Howard el-Yasin. Work by artists Nathaniel Donnett, Sika Foyer, Merik Goma, James Montford, Ransome, Kamar Thomas, and Marisa Williamson will be on display from May 1 through May 30, with an opportunity to meet…

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Added by Jen Payne on May 25, 2021 at 5:39am — No Comments

Mixed-Media Sculptor Meg Bloom Shows its Buried in the Bones

Artists are the torchbearers of our time, the ones who are processing and interpreting all of the upheaval, and shining a light into the dark corners of how to find meaning in all of it. Mixed-media sculptor Meg Bloom is one such artist, which you will discover in her exhibit BURIED IN THE BONES, on view at City Gallery from February 6 - 28, with an opportunity to Meet the Artist on…

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Added by Jen Payne on February 9, 2021 at 4:45am — No Comments

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Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Foot Locker, Inc. & LISC Announce Funding for 16 Organizations Focused on Advancing Health, Wealth, & Upward Mobility in BIPOC Communities

The first round of grants through the $3 million Foot Locker Foundation Community Empowerment Program will help bridge gaps in racial equity with support for mentorship, career development, and civic engagement programs for youth.

Uber, Visa & LISC Announce Grants For Growth Program, Providing $1M in Support to Small Businesses

LISC is a partner in Grants for Growth, a new $1 million grant program announced by Uber and Visa. Grants for Growth will provide $10,000 grants to 100 restaurants in 10 U.S. cities that are currently active on Uber Eats. LISC will administer the grant program, which will bring much needed relief to restaurants challenged by COVID-19, natural disasters and other unexpected events.

Bridging Housing and Health Care to Help Some of Virginia’s Most Vulnerable Residents Get Well

A transformative high-touch, “housing first” approach to supporting people who struggle with chronic homelessness and mental and physical health challenges is getting a kick-start from a collaboration between LISC and Sentara Healthcare in Hampton Roads, VA. One year since the launch of the partnership, its programs are driving health and wellness in the region through investments ranging from small business support to innovative health and housing initiatives—proof of the power of teaming up with local anchor instititutions to create real change.

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