Event: No Soil Better: Art and the Living Legacy of Frederick Douglass

Rochester NY Region

No Soil Better: Art and the Living Legacy of Frederick Douglass

Start Date: 02/02/2018 End Date: 03/18/2018
Event Type: Art Opening

Rochester NY Region

Description
February 2, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Opening Reception: Feb. 2, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Feb. 3, 1 pm

No Soil Better is an exhibition of new artworks by a diverse group of emerging and established artists including Yvonne Buchanan, Caitlin Cass, Shawn Dunwoody, Annette Daniels Taylor, Olivia Kim, Luvon Sheppard, Thieviní Stephen, Meleko Mokgosi, Rodney Taylor, and the Rochester Public Library. The featured projects reflect on how Douglass has been memorialized and the importance of his legacy today. This exhibition is presented as part of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration Committee organized by Rochester Community Media Center (RCTV) and RoCo.

Shine A Light on Douglass is presented in conjunction with the exhibition and organized by RITís Big Shot team. Join us on February 14, in Highland Park to help Rochester celebrate Frederick Douglassí birth and create an important archival photo of the Douglass Monument (1899) by Sidney W. Edwards.
Where
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14604
Show Map
When
Date: 02/02/2018 - 03/18/2018
Time: Opening Reception: Feb. 2, 6-9pm
Artist Talk: Feb. 3, 1 pm
Cost
$2/free for members
Contact Details
Event Contact: Rochester Contemporary Art Center
Phone: 585-461-2222
Email: info@rochestercontemporary.org
Event Website

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