June 2016, Volume 20, Number 3

Cultural Spotlight

Summer MDC Exhibitions Sizzle

The arts season may be over for most cultural institutions, but MDC’s Galleries of Art + Design are as busy as ever this summer. Here is the complete roster of gallery shows that will be open over the coming months, all free and open to the public.

May 18 - Aug. 19, 2016

North Gallery
Brian Wong Won: Trinidad Carnival
Brian Wong Won is a Trinidadian painter whose lyrical works celebrate the Trinidad carnival, considered to be one of the Caribbean’s greatest.

May 19 - Aug. 12, 2016

West Gallery
Grounded: Featuring Artists From Chiaroscuro Studio of Art
This exhibition will feature works by artists from the Chiaroscuro Studio of Art: Elkin Cañas, Mercedes Cisneros, Carlos Martínez León and Milixa Morón.

May 26 - Aug. 4, 2016

InterAmerican Gallery
Mystic Wisdom: CristianLazzari Photographs Nepal
Photographer Cristian Lazzari spent an autumn in Nepal photographing the people and their beautiful country. The following spring, a disastrous earthquake destroyed much of what will be seen in this exhibition, which is presented by MDC Galleries of Art + Design in conjunction with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Committee at InterAmerican Campus.

June 9 - Sept. 9, 2016

Hialeah Gallery
Dreaming: The New California Views Portfolio
The New California Views Portfolio (1964-1979), assembled and produced by photographer and publisher Victor Landweber, presents photographs that use a variety of processes and deal with an array of subject matter. This portfolio is remarkable in its early comprehension of what became a seismic shift in California landscape photography.

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