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Kimono: Large-scale Collages by Kathy Kane at City Gallery at City Gallery

March 6, 2021 at 2pm to March 28, 2021 at 4pm
Large scale, collaged kimonos will grace the walls of City Gallery in a bold new exhibit by painter Kathy Kane. Appropriately titled KIMONO, six colorful, 8 x6 feet kimonos will be on display from March 6 - 28, with an opportunity to Meet the Artist on two Saturdays, March 6 and March 28. The exhibit is free and open to the public. City Gallery is located at 994 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Modified gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 2PM - 4PM, and you are welcome to schedule an…See More
Feb 23, 2021

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Words by Jen is a full-service graphic design and creative services company in Branford, Connecticut. For more than 25 years, we’ve worked hand-in-hand with local businesses, organizations, and creative professionals to develop effective print and online communications.

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Travel Back to UPPER STATE STREET 1978 at City Gallery in August

Posted on August 2, 2022 at 7:55am 0 Comments

A Photography Exhibit and Book Signing with Karen Klugman

 

The 70 photographs by Karen Klugman on display at New Haven’s City Gallery capture the funky Old Country atmosphere of Upper State Street in 1978 when most of the…

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

Posted on June 29, 2022 at 4:21am 0 Comments

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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New City Gallery Exhibit Bears Witness to the Effects of Globalization

Posted on June 8, 2022 at 5:13am 0 Comments

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

Posted on May 3, 2022 at 4:06am 0 Comments

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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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

LISC Receives $17 Million HUD Section 4 Award to Strengthen Community Development Groups Across the Country

HUD has awarded its latest round of Section 4 funds, including $17 million for LISC, the largest of this year's grants. LISC will use its funds to help build the capacity of local community development groups to address financial stability, leadership and governance, technical and digital infrastructure, and partnership networks.

Tackling “the Worst Housing Crisis Since the Great Depression” with Local Strategies and Big Picture Innovation: Q+A with Denise Scott

In a wide-ranging Q+A with Philanthropy News Digest, LISC President Denise Scott describes how the organization has pivoted and refined its strategies to support communities in the face of market shifts, climate disasters, a pandemic and countless systemic barriers to equity. What we need, says Scott, is “creative financing guided by collaboration with local people who are working toward lasting solutions—if we are going to really advance equity in this challenging time.”

In DC, a Bridge Designed to Soothe Troubled Waters

A deeply reported article in the New York Times delves into the story of creating the 11th Street Bridge Park linking Anacostia with adjacent neighborhoods. The piece features LISC and our DC team’s integral and longtime involvement in a community-centered project that has aimed, from its inception, to nurture connection, growth and vitality without displacing Black residents in the process.

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