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Exhibition | Time(is): An Exploration of Black Art in Madison

April 1, 2022 - July 1, 2022

Time(is): An Exploration of Black Art in Madison highlights the works of four Black Madison-based artists who explore creating portraits through visual, performance, and conceptual art practices. These works capture moments in time as well as the passing of time and it’s intangibility.

Guest curator Sophia Abrams (Art History undergraduate) brings her expertise in local history archiving into the curation of this show by exploring the unique lens of these four artists along with their individual curated book lists that anchor their own narratives and creative practices. As these works exist boldly in this space the hope is to inspire conversation, celebration, and care in this time we share.

Time(is): An Exploration of Black Art in Madison is organized & curated by Sophia Abrams, with support from The Bubbler at Madison Public Library. Support for this exhibition is provided by Madison Public Library Foundation.

VIEWING THE SHOW: Time(is): An Exploration of Black Art in Madison is on display at the Diane Endres Ballweg Gallery on the 3rd floor of Central Library from April 1st, 2022–July 1st, 2022. This exhibition will be available for viewing during open library hours. Call the library before traveling to confirm viewing hours for the exhibit at 1-608-266-6350, at times the gallery is closed due to private event rentals that share the space.

Exhibition closing reception June 27th, 2022, 6:00–8:00pm CT; open to the public.


April 1, 2022
July 1, 2022
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Central Library, Madison Public Library
201 W. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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