155 5th Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
Description: On October 19 from 1-3pm, curator Jeffrey Mongrain will lead a tour of the current Pelham Art Center exhibition, Convergency.
Following the tour, Mongrain will moderate a panel of 4-5 invited artists to discuss ideas explored in the exhibition. Running simultaneously, children can construct their own version of Frankenstein in a fun art-making workshop. Both events are part of Pelham Reads Frankenstein!, a town-wide celebration of the "Frankenstein" tale through literature, art, and film in October and November that relate to key elements in Convergency. Convergency is a group exhibition of sculpture and installation by contemporary mid-career artists addressing narratives related to science and technology. Curator Jeffrey Mongrain is an internationally recognized artist and Head of MFA Sculpture at Hunter College in NYC.
Related Programming: Convergency (September 13-October 26, 2013)
Artists included in the exhibition are: Dylan Beck, Christie Brown, Chad Curtis, David East, Linda Ganstrom, Arthur Gonzalez, Nicholas Kripal, James Lawton, Steven Montgomery, Judy Moonelis, Sana Musasama, Matt Nolen, Denise Pelletier, Virginia Scotchie, Bobby Silverman, Neil Tetkowski, Adam Welch, and Susan York. Pelham Reads Frankenstein! A town-wide celebration of the Frankenstein tale through literature, art and film in October and November will relate to key elements in Convergency. There will be various related art-making workshops, talks, and film viewings at the Pelham Art Center, Pelham Public Library, and The Picture House.
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