Rotunda Gallery, second and third floors
“49 Years: Embracing the Past”
On view: August 1-31, 2018.
Artist reception: Friday, August 3, 2018, 6-8 PM
Free and open to the public.
This show is an Official Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival Event.
“49 Years; Embracing the Past” showcases art that acknowledges the struggle for equality by the Stonewall veterans and LGBTQ activists from the past and present, the fight for acceptance in the arts, government, sports, education, and entertainment, the AIDS epidemic, marriage equality, gays in the military, and leaders and personalities such as Larry Kramer/Act Up, Harvey Milk, Audrey Lorde, Sylvia Rivera, and Virginia Woolf, and the diversity of views and voices found in the LGBTQ community.
“49 Years; Embracing the Past” is a companion exhibition with “49 Years; Focusing on the Future,” on display at the Hudson County Courthouse.
CALL FOR ART
September’s Upcoming Exhibition: Jersey City Art and Studio Tour Preview
The John W. Meagher Rotunda Gallery, located on the second and third floors of City Hall in Jersey City, features rotating monthly exhibits curated by the Office of Cultural Affairs.
Past Rotunda Gallery Exhibitions:
July 2018: “Photo / Series” Group Exhibition on the 3rd floor.
June 2018: “Degrees of Abstraction” Group Exhibition on the 3rd floor.
May 2018: “Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Group Exhibition” on the 3rd floor.
April 2018: “Korean Artists Group Exhibition” on the 3rd floor.
March 2018: “Women’s History Month Group Exhibition” on the 3rd floor and the JC Public School’s “Permanent Student Art Collection” show on the 2nd floor.
February 2018: “Black History Month Group Exhibition.” Click here to watch a video interview with some of the artists at the Opening.
January 2018: Rotunda was under renovation
December 2017: “Denver Art Society Group Art Exhibition,” curated by Roland Ramos
November & December 2017: “Combat Paper / Veterans’ Group Art Exhibition”
October 2017: Hispanic Heritage Month group show AND Jersey City Art & Studio Tour group show
September 2017: “The Spirit of Shackleton: An Expedition to Antarctica,” featuring photography by Sharon Sinton
August 2017: “The Teacher as Artist” group exhibition, curated by Heidi Curko
July 2017: Alan Walker & Mollie Thonneson
June 2017: Solstice; ProArts Group Show