The 103rd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art: A Menagerie of Metaphors features artists who present a wide range of responses to the animal, including Jane Alexander, Louise Bourgeois, Nick Brandt, Walton Ford, Jenny Lynn McNutt, Jane Rosen, and Kiki Smith. The opening reception for this exhibition will be on Friday, September 12th from 6 to 8 p.m. and will be on view through Sunday, December 14, 2014.
Also, related to the exhibition, will be the 23rd Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium on October 3th and 4th.
Berlind Symposium Schedule:
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m. Poetry reading by Tom Sleigh, poet, dramatist, essayist and art critic, based in New York City. Sleigh has published seven books of original poetry, one full-length translation of Euripides' Herakles and a book of essays.
Saturday, October 4 from 11 a.m. to noon Artist talk by Jenny Lynn McNutt, one of seven artists represented in A Menagerie of Metaphors
Saturday, October 4 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Panel discussion with artist Jenny Lynn McNutt, poet Tom Sleigh, and David Schwartz, Randolph College professor of philosophy. Panel moderated by Kathy Muehlemann, professor of art at Randolph College and curator of A Menagerie of Metaphors. Reception from 3 to 3:30 p.m.
The Maier Museum's academic year hours are Tuesday - Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.