Arts & Humanities

An Exhibition Celebrates the Legacy of Jamestown

"20 and Odd: The 400-Year Anniversary of 1619" at the LeRoy Neiman Gallery commemorates the arrival of the first Africans in the American colonies.


An image of two fish.
Group of two fish from the Illustrated Book of Fishes, Japan, Edo Period, circa 1762, ink and watercolor on paper, Art Properties, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Gift of Bashford Dean.
Animalia: Now through September 13

Celebrating the essence of animal life as depicted in sculpture, decorative arts and cultural heritage objects, all drawn from the Art Properties collection. 

A photo of a man named Jorge Macate in a bakery by Filipe Branquinho
Jorge Macate, Padeiro (Jorge Macate, Baker), 2011, by Filipe Branquinho
After the End: Timing Socialism in Contemporary African Art

Exploring aesthetic responses to socialism and its aftermath in countries such as Angola, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. Now through October 13.


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Book cover of Rosetsu: Ferocious Brush, featuring a grayscale drawing of a dragon
Rosetsu: Ferocious Brush

By Matthew McKelway and Khanh Trinh

Book cover for The Recovering, featuring the words "The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath" viewed through an alcohol tumbler
The Recovering

By Leslie Jamison

Book cover of Grasping Shadows, featuring a grayscale image of the silhouette of a man casting a shadow on a sidewalk
Grasping Shadows

By William Chapman Sharpe