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Hofstra University Museum
  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Andy Warhol

Converging Voices: Gender and Identity

Through December 15, 2017
Emily Lowe Gallery


This original exhibition, curated by Karen T. Albert, Hofstra University Museum deputy director and chief curator, focuses on issues of gender and identity, reflecting an international scope and featuring artists such as Ghada Amer, Mariam Ghani, Martine Gutierrez, Guerrilla Girls, Yee I-Lann, Zanele Muholi, Pinaree Sanpitak, Carrie Mae Weems, and Philemona Williamson.

This exhibition was offered in association with the 17th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities that was held at Hofstra University June 1-4, 2017. For more information, please visit their conference page.

Funding support has been provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Gallery Location and Hours

Emily Lowe Gallery
Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, Noon - 4 p.m.

Summer Hours (May 16-September 3, 2017):
Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

  Download the Press Release here.

Carrie Mae Weems (American, born 1953), Afro-Chic, 2009-2010

Carrie Mae Weems
(American, born 1953)
Afro-Chic, 2009-2010
Video, 5:28 minutes, Edition EX of 5 with 2 artist proofs (still image from video)
Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
© Carrie Mae Weems

Related Programs:

Exhibition Reception
Thursday, September 14, 2017 • 4-6 p.m.
Location: Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
Guest Host: Karyn Valerius, PhD, Director of Women’s Studies and Disability Studies and Associate Professor of English
Free admission. Light refreshments.

A Seat at the Table: Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 • 4:30-6 p.m.
Location: Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
Program fees apply. Advanced registration is required.

A Poetry Writing Workshop: Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
Friday, December 8, 2017 • 1-4 p.m.
Location: Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
Program fees apply. Advanced registration is required.


For more information or to register for Museum events please call (516) 463-5672 or click here.


  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Andy Warhol