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INCARNATIONS: A Group Show featuring Roberta Friedman, Sheila Kaczmarek, Lenny Moskowitz

While many of the artists at City Gallery have been working and showing together for years, there is always an unexpected synergy to the gallery’s group shows. In July, see what happens when new member Lenny Moskowitz joins artists Roberta Friedman and Sheila Kaczmarek for the group show INCARNATIONS, on view from July 8 - July 31, with an…

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Added by Jen Payne on June 29, 2022 at 4:21am — No Comments

New City Gallery Exhibit Bears Witness to the Effects of Globalization

In the 1970s, globalization began. Factories and mills, the economic engines for many American cities and towns, soon went into decline. ECHOES OF SILENCE, a photography exhibit by Tom Peterson, chronicles the final stages of this downturn. His work will be on view at City Gallery from June 3 - June 26, with an Opening Reception on Saturday, June 11…

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Added by Jen Payne on June 8, 2022 at 5:13am — No Comments

City Gallery presents In Mind and Hand: New Fiber Work by Jennifer Davies

In the best creative scenarios, the mind and hand engage in a back-and-forth of impulse and revision, allowing the artist to step back metaphorically and watch, remaining open to the surprise of what unfolds. You can see the results of this process yourself at the City Gallery exhibit IN MIND AND HAND featuring new fiber work by…

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Added by Jen Payne on May 3, 2022 at 4:06am — No Comments

City Gallery presents 6x6: AN INVITATIONAL

For this eclectic group show, six City Gallery members have invited six fellow artists to participate in 6x6: AN INVITATIONAL, on view from April 1 - May 1. Artist Receptions will be held on both Saturday, April 2 and Sunday April 3 from 1-4pm featuring: 

Saturday

Sheila Kaczmarek/Rick Albee

Kathy…

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Added by Jen Payne on March 29, 2022 at 5:28am — No Comments

At City Gallery, It’s Only A PART OF THE STORY

Featuring artist Michael Zack

In a sense, artist Michael Zack is asking you to fill in the blanks as he exhibits A PART OF THE STORY at New Haven’s City Gallery. His haunting, figurative work will be on display from March 11 - March 27, with an opportunity to Meet the Artist on Sunday, March 13 from 1pm - 4…

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Added by Jen Payne on March 1, 2022 at 4:56am — No Comments

PHANTASMAGORIA: Art to Amuse and Amaze by Ruth Sack

By definition, phantasmagoria means “a bizarre or fantastic combination, collection, or assemblage.” At City Gallery, it means an exciting and dreamlike exhibition of works by Ruth Sack. Her show PHANTASMAGORIA: ART TO AMUSE AND AMAZE will be on view from February 4 - February…

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Added by Jen Payne on January 24, 2022 at 6:57am — No Comments

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

CDFIs Bring Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to New Orleans

The LISC-managed EOCF is continuing to expand its geographic reach, launching innovative new efforts in NOLA with support from JPMorgan Chase, NewCorp, Inc., and TruFund Financial Services. The fund "will nurture a diverse landscape of small businesses that reflect New Orleans’ rich culture and history,” said Steve Hall, LISC vice president.

Watering the Seeds of Pride for the Next Generation—and Generations to Come

As Pride Month comes to a close, we check in with LISC community partner LYRIC—the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center—in San Francisco, where LGBTQ+ young people are building community, autonomy and fulfilling, empowered lives.

Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino™ Tequila Brand and LISC Form Partnership to Fuel Growth for Black and Latinx Businesses

Gran Coramino Tequila selects LISC to be its first impact partner in the United States. LISC will work with Gran Coramino Tequila and its founders, Kevin Hart and Juan Domingo Beckmann, to help close racial wealth and opportunity gaps for Black and Latinx small businesses.

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