University Museums Opening Receptions

The Picker Art Gallery and Longyear Museum of Anthropology invite you to celebrate our spring exhibition openings this Thursday afternoon. The events overlap so you can easily visit both museums. Shuttle service will be provided between the events from 5–6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.


Longyear Museum of Anthropology Opening Reception

4–6 p.m. Longyear Museum of Anthropology, 2nd floor, Alumni Hall, Colgate University

4:30 p.m. Opening remarks by Anja Chávez, director of university museums; and Ntokozo Kunene, visiting assistant professor of theater and guest curator

Celebrate the opening of Fashioning Africa: Impact, Influence, and Inspiration of African Crafting Traditions with Professor Kunene, her fall 2018 Costume Design students, and the LMA.


Picker Art Gallery Opening Reception

5–7 p.m., Picker Art Gallery, 2nd floor, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University

5:15 p.m., comments by Anja Chávez, director of university museums and Nicholas West, curator of collections

Join the Picker for the opening of two exhibitions: Sustaining Vision: The Dr. Luther W. Brady H’88 Collection at the Picker Art Gallery, recognizing the legacy of Dr. Luther Brady, and Three Acts: Felix Gonzalez-Torres · Senga Nengudi · Joe Overstreet, featuring installations by three impactful American artists.


Image: Senga Nengudi, A.C.Q. – Cross EyedA.C.Q. – Cross BanA.C.Q. – Cross Waves, 2016-17, Refrigerator parts and nylon pantyhose. Collection of Art Bridges. © Senga Nengudi. Courtesy the artist; Lévy Gorvy, New York, London, Hong Kong; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York.

Thursday, January 24 at 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Alumni Hall and Dana Arts Center 13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346


Arts, Culture, Global and international

Event Format

Gallery and museum exhibitions, Receptions and galas

Picker Art Gallery, Longyear Museum of Anthropology
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