Priscilla Dobler & Maureen McCourt: Correlate Knitting Project

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May 11, 2013 through May 12, 2013

12-6pm.

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Peekskill

All Ages

$5

Event description: In the HVCCA Mezzanine & Reading Room, Priscilla Dobler and Maureen McCourt: "Correlate Knitting Project." Correlate Knitting Project is a community-based work about the present and historical culture of knitting in the Hudson Valley. The project questions the issues of craft versus fine art and what is traditionally represented in the museum, while engaging a larger community of people. For the final element of this project, Dobler and McCourt will be doing a knitting performance in the museum.

Address: 1701 Main St.
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: 914-788-0100
Website: hvcca.org

About Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Standard hours: Friday 11-5 pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-6pm
Wheelchair accessible: Partially
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: No
Where is food allowed: Food not allowed at all
Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: Yes

The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, located in Peekskill, NY, is a non-profit arts and education organization founded by the Marc and Livia Straus family. The center is dedicated to the development and presentation of exhibitions and interdisciplinary programs that enrich our understanding of contemporary art, its contexts, and its relationship to social issues. HVCCA is also committed to the enrichment of Peekskill, a multicultural community that has recreated itself as a major arts destination. HVCCA operates a 12,000-square-foot exhibition space and is the primary sponsor of the Peekskill Project, an annual, city-wide exhibition of site-specific artwork.


Parking: Free
Play area: No
Party room: No

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About Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Standard hours: Friday 11-5pm, Saturday-Sunday 12-6pm, Weekdays by prior appointment
Wheelchair accessible: Partially
Stroller parking: No
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: No
Where is food allowed: Food not allowed at all
Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: No

The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), located in Peekskill, NY, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and education organization founded by the Marc and Livia Straus family with the goal of sharing challenging, cutting-edge contemporary art with the local community. The current exhibition, Between I & Thou, echoes the philosophy of Martin Buber and his teachings on authentic relationships and the development of creativity. The art in Between I & Thou celebrates the connection between artwork and artist, artwork and viewer, and artist and audience and explores the interconnection between the personal, cultural, religious and political. ‘Between I & Thou’ includes artists from many different areas of the globe, exploring interconnections between the personal, cultural, religious and ?political. The works reflect the human need to tell the story of self and society, offering a rich conversation about the sameness and differentness among us. There is an emphasis on the inclusion of senior artists whose works cogently reflect lives lived across significant changes in history. Artists: • Cristina Alvarez-Arnold • Laura Battle • Peter Bynum • Orly Cogan • Leonardo Drew • Camille Eskell •Kristján Gudmundsson • Erika Harrsch • Meg Hitchcock • Chris Jones • Remy Jungerman • Barbara Korman • Cal Lane • Katherine Mangiardi • Todd Murphy • Brigitte Nahon • Susan Obrant • Jong Oh • Margaret Loy Pula • Liz Quisgard • Raquel Rabinovich • Asya Reznikov • Faith Ringgold • Aminah Robinson (Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson) • Antonio Santin • Yardena Donig Youner • Jayoung Yoon • Judith Zabar • HVCCA additionally features regular artists-in-residence who work with local schools and community youthon teaching visual literacy and sharing their creative process. Current artists-in-residence on view at HVCCA include Elisa Priztker’s exploration of the Selknam people of Tierra Del Fuego, “Selknam: Spirit, Ceremony, Selves” and Jinsu Han’s kinetic, kinetic sculptures in “Liquid Memory”.
Parking: Free
Play area: No
Party room: No




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