When visiting the Museum masks/face coverings are required indoors as is proof of vaccination/ID. Visitors to the David Filderman Gallery will be required to come to the Emily Lowe Gallery first to show proof of vaccination/ID and obtain a guest pass. RSVPs are required for all on-campus events. These requirements are subject to change as public health conditions evolve. View campus protocols.

FALL 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021

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Howardena Pindell

Elizabeth Catlett (American, 1915-2012), Gossip, 2005, ed. 59/200, color digital print with a photo-lithograph, 22 ½ x 24 in., Hofstra University Museum of Art, gift of Eleanor Rait, HU2016.37

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Ernst

Jimmy Ernst (American, born Germany, 1920-1984), Crystal Night, 1963, Oil on canvas, 34 x 41 1/4 in., Hofstra University Museum of Art Gift of the artist HU69.4

IN-PERSON RECEPTION

Welcome Back Reception
Thursday, September 2, 2021, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Emily Lowe Hall, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Join us to celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions:
Where Were You? Witnessing History
September 1 – December 10, 2021
Emily Lowe Gallery

Nevertheless She Persisted
September 1, 2021 – January 21, 2022
David Filderman Gallery

Remarks at 5 p.m. by Karen T. Albert, Director, Hofstra University Museum

Light refreshments will be served.

Admission is free. Advance registration is recommended. RSVP to 516.463.5672.

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9/11 Memorial Lights

Donna Ferrato (American, born 1949) Memorial Lights, 9/11/2007, Gelatin silver print, 26 x 17 1/4 in., Hofstra University Museum of Art, gift of Steven and Susan Ball, HU2014.20.6

VIRTUAL PUBLIC PROGRAM

Second Fridays: Virtual Gallery Tour of Where Were You? Witnessing History
Friday, September 10, 2021, 3:00 p.m.
ZOOM

Join Director Karen T. Albert for a virtual gallery visit! The exhibition Where Were You? Witnessing History, currently on view in the Emily Lowe Gallery, explores the many ways we remember and commemorate major trauma, including remembrance ceremonies, memorial sites, and artistic responses. Artists use their talents to express and give voice to deep emotions – sorrow, mourning, and unease about what is to come.

Admission is free. Advance registration is required.

Register for this event
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museum day

MUSEUM DAY LIVE!
Saturday, September 18, 2021, noon-4 p.m.

Museum Day Live! is an annual in-person celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Museum Day goes beyond getting visitors through museum doors—it acts as a springboard to empower and help advance the hopes and ambitions of the public, particularly school-aged children and those in underrepresented communities. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
Where will your curiosity lead you this Museum Day?
Let us know @MuseumDay #MuseumDay #YearOfMusic

OCTOBER 2021

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women art revolution

IN-PERSON PUBLIC PROGRAM

!Women Art Revolution Film Screening
Thursday, October 7, 2021, 6:30-8 p.m.
Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times. Q&A following the film screening.

Light refreshments will be served.

Admission is free. Advance registration is required. RSVP to 516-463-5672.

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Artistic Expressions and the Great War, A Hundred Years On

IN-PERSON PUBLIC PROGRAM

Second Fridays: Book Launch: Artistic Expressions and the Great War
Friday, October 8, 2021, 3:00 p.m.
Emily Lowe Hall, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Join us to celebrate the publication of Artistic Expressions and the Great War with Professor Sally Charnow. A few of paintings from the 2018 exhibition Changing Perceptions: World War I and the Visual Arts will be on view.

Light refreshments will be served.

Admission is free. Advance registration is required. RSVP to 516-463-5672.

NOVEMBER 2021

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Nevertheless She Persisted

IN-PERSON PUBLIC PROGRAM
Roundtable Discussion: What Does It Mean to be a Woman in the Arts?
Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 4:30pm
David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

Join Hofstra University faculty members and Museum staff for a conversation about the state of women in the arts across such disciplines as drama, visual arts, performance, and literature. How have artists addressed issues such as the global pandemic, social justice, diversity and inclusion during the past turbulent year?

Admission is free. Advance registration is required. RSVP to 516-463-5672.

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