Culminating Sept. 9th, The MSU Broad Art Museum will have opened six exhibitions dedicated to mass incarceration in the U.S. A celebration of these new exhibitions will be open to the public from 7-9pm.
The exhibition Per(Sister) focuses on stories by formerly incarcerated women, the exhibition Free Your Mind on art by individuals currenlty incarcerated in Michigan, Making Space on youth aging out of foster care, Exposure to Light on photos by youth in correctional facilites, Silenced on stories of isolation and confinement in Michigan, and Connections & New Beginnings on art by returning artists/citizens. For more information https://broadmuseum.msu.edu/exhibitions/upcoming
Some Events of Interest
Thursday, September 9, 2021:
- VIP Cocktail reception and curator tour, 5–7pm, MSU Broad Art Museum, special invitation for you and your guests, RSVP online
- Fall 2021 exhibition openings, 7–9pm, MSU Broad Art Museum and MSU Broad Art Lab, open to the public, register online or at the door
Sunday, September 12, 2021:
- Free Your Mind: panel discussion and open forum, 4–5:30pm, MSU Broad Art Museum, register online or at the door. Join co-curators Janie Paul and Steven L. Bridges, along with Kimiko Uyeda and Guillermo Delgado for short presentations to be followed by a discussion unpacking key themes and issues presented in the exhibition.
Saturday, September 18, 2021:
- Connections, New Beginnings: Artists in Transition curator tour, 2–3pm, MSU Broad Art Lab, register online or at the door. Martín Vargas, Connections, New Beginnings: Artists in Transition artist and curator, will lead a special conversation about the making of the exhibition at the MSU Broad Art Lab. Stay after the tour to connect with other Linkage Project artists!