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Major support for Sun & Sea has been provided to Arcadia Exhibitions by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support from Arcadia University.
Arcadia Exhibitions is currently hiring non-singing extras to join Sun & Sea.
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A relaxing day at the beach. An opera with no beginning or end. A plea for our planet.
Philadelphia's presentation of Sun & Sea—Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2019 Venice Biennale—is the second stop on a U.S. national tour that begins at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (September 15-26), and continues to The Momentary (October 6-9) and concludes at the Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (in collaboration with The Hammer and CAP UCLA).
Curator – Lucia Pietroiusti
Tour producer – Aušra Simanavičiūtė
Tour coordinator / stage manager – Erika Urbelevič
Photograph above depicting performance of Sun & Sea at the 2019 Venice Biennale by Andrej Vasilenko
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Arcadia Exhibitions, in collaboration with The Woodmere Art Museum and University of the Arts, is pleased to present "Body Language: The Art of Larry Day", an exhibition in three parts. "Absent Presence," a review of Day's work with landscape, will inhabit the Spruance, Harrison, and Rosedale exhibition spaces on the Arcadia campus.
On September 2, 2021 Ruth Fine, former curator of Special Projects in Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art will discuss the works in the exhibition beginning at 6:30 PM in the Harrison Gallery, University Commons, and will be followed by a reception outside the Spruance Art Center.
Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to present "For the Love of Una Hale", a multifaceted project by contemporary artist Polly Apfelbaum. Exploring identity and the influence of Pennsylvania German craft and culture on Apfelbaum's cross-disciplinary practice, the project is grounded in a residency in Arcadia's ceramics studio and will culminate with an exhibtion, public programs and a publication in February 2022.
Polly Apfelbaum discusses her work with Arcadia art students, Murphy Hall ceramic studio, photo: Rachel Geisinger '19
"Polly Apfelbaum: For the Love of Una Hale" is supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
The staff of Arcadia Exhibitions is saddened to hear of the passing of Zina Davis, who in 1979 became Beaver College's first official gallery director.
For information on her life and career we provide the following links:
The Richard E. Fuller Gallery (1962–85): A History of Arcadia University's First Exhibition Space
April 20–October 11, 2015
Great Room Lobby
Coordinates: Drawings and Prints Marking Five Exhibitions at Beaver College (1977-84)
April 8–21, 2015
Arcadia University Art Gallery
Threading the Maze
August 27–October 18, 2015
Arcadia University Art Gallery