October 19 – January 5
Beyond Space: featuring Carrie Mae Weems and the Carr Center Independent Scholars.
The Exhibit: “Beyond Space” is an exploration-through-exhibition, featuring the work of the Carr Center Independent Scholars, curated and led by Carr Center Resident Artist Carrie Mae Weems. The exhibition is the culminating effort of a 12 month mentorship and peer-to-peer guidance program featuring the work of early career artists and scholars from around the country. The exhibition explores the multidimensionality of space and spaces: their spirit, architecture, technology, memory, transgression, and Queering.
February 15 – April 9
“Grails: The Sole and Black Culture”
“Grails” will explore the intimate link between sneaker culture and theAfrican American experience. The exhibition will feature some of the hottest vintage and contemporary sneaker designs that provide insight into the uniquestories of the people who wear, covet, and consume sneakers.
Opening Night reception February 15th
May 9 – July 5
“The Rock and The Hard Place: Iconic Women of the Harlem Renaissance”
Our second installment of the Harlem Renaissance Centennial Celebration is a visual arts exhibit. Contemporary artists will engage with and respond to iconic women artists, actors and musicians of The Harlem Renaissance. This Carr Center Gallery exhibition explores and applauds the global and inspirational impact of these barrier breaking women in the face of sexual and racial discrimination.
Opening Night reception May 9th
July 25 – September 27
“Affirmations for Dope Brothers and Sisters: A New Black Romanticism”
This exhibit will be an investigation and celebration of the trend in contemporary art towards affirmations of black subjectivity, self-love, and individualism.
Opening Night reception July 25th