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Cuban artist Glexis Novoa shares insights about his work during the opening celebration for CAM's exhibition Climate Change: Cuba/USA. (photo: Anthony Wong Palms)

Upcoming events

All USFCAM and Graphicstudio events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

 

For Freedoms Lawn Signs, Brooklyn Museum, 2016.

Wednesday, October 17

9am-2PM

For Freedoms 50 State Initiative at the USF Bull Market
CAM Club tent, USF Bull Market, outside of the Marshall Student Center (MSC)

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Inspired by the Four Freedoms outlined by Franklin Roosevelt and Norman Rockwell, For Freedoms 50 State Initiative is an anti-partisan, national platform using art as a means for civic engagement, discourse and direct action. The CAM Club invites the community to participate by creating a lawn sign to articulate their own vision of freedom for public display outside the museum.

 

For Freedoms Lawn Signs, Brooklyn Museum, 2016.

Saturday, October 20

11am (Weather Permitting)

Public Art Walking Tour
Starting in front of the USF John & Grace Allen Building, ALN

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USF Curator of Public Art & Social Practice, Sarah Howard, will lead a free walking tour of selected works in the USF Public Art Collection on the Tampa campus. Participants can learn about the history of the program, and the artists and collaborators who created the site-specific works.

 

For Freedoms Lawn Signs, Brooklyn Museum, 2016.

Wednesday, October 24

9am-2PM

For Freedoms 50 State Initiative at the USF Bull Market
CAM Club tent, USF Bull Market, outside of the Marshall Student Center (MSC)

Facebook Event

Inspired by the Four Freedoms outlined by Franklin Roosevelt and Norman Rockwell, For Freedoms 50 State Initiative is an anti-partisan, national platform using art as a means for civic engagement, discourse and direct action. The CAM Club invites the community to participate by creating a lawn sign to articulate their own vision of freedom for public display outside the museum.

 

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October 25–28

Graphicstudio in New York: Fine Art Print Fair
River Pavilion, Javits Center, New York, NY

Visitors have an unrivaled opportunity to view and acquire outstanding works across the diverse range of periods and specialties represented by the International Fine Print Dealers Association’s exhibiting members. While the Fair is known among museum curators and major collectors for its rare and exceptional prints, excellent works can be found in all price ranges, including exciting new projects from today’s leading and emerging artists. More info at printfair.com.

 

Miki Kratsman, from Displaced, 2010

Thursday, November 1

8–10PM

Art Thursday: Concert in the Galleries
USF Contemporary Art Museum

USFCAM and USF Contemporary Chamber Music partner to bring you an evening of chamber music featuring works by Bach, Brown, Cage, Hitchen, Kennedy, Lim, Mallard, Messiaen, Scarlatti, Sekhon, and Standard with performances by Gilad Ben-Zvi, Logan Barrett, Timothy Flores, William Brown, the McCormick Percussion Group, and many more. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Miki Kratsman, from Displaced, 2010

Tuesday, November 13

7–8PM

Cuban Art Today!
A Conversation with Jorge Fernández Torres
USF Art Lecture Hall, FAH101

Jorge Fernández Torres, Director of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, and Noel Smith, Deputy Director of the USF Contemporary Art Museum, will speak about contemporary art in Cuba. Presented by the School of Art & Art History and the USF Contemporary Art Museum. Sponsored by Susie and Mitchell Rice and USF World.

 

Still from 5 Broken Cameras, 2011. Directed by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi.

Friday, November 16

6PM

Film on the Lawn: 5 Broken Cameras
USF Contemporary Art Museum

Pack a picnic, bring a lawn chair or blanket and come to CAM for a free outdoor screening of 5 Broken Cameras. The documentary was shot almost entirely by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, and joined in 2009 by Israeli co-director Guy Davidi. 5 Broken Cameras won a 2012 Sundance Film Festival award, the Golden Apricot in 2012 and the 2013 International Emmy Award.

Five Broken Cameras will be introduced by Dr. Amy Rust an associate professor in the Department of Humanities & Cultural Studies at USF. Dr. Rust explores how old and new media ecologies shape relationships among people, places, and things. She published Passionate Detachments: Technologies of Vision and Violence in American Cinema, 1967–1974, with SUNY Press in 2017. Her work on technology and media ecology has also appeared in Cinema Journal, Quarterly Review of Film & Video, Films for the Feminist Classroom, and the collection Sustainable Media.

 

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December 5–9

Graphicstudio in Miami Beach: Ink Miami Art Fair
Suites of Dorchester
1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL

The INK Miami art fair is held annually in December during Art Basel Miami Beach with a unique focus on modern and contemporary works on paper by internationally renowned artists. Sponsored by the International Fine Print Dealers Association, the exhibitors are selected from among members and by invitation for their outstanding ability to offer collectors a diverse survey of 20th century masterworks and just-published editions by leading contemporary artists. For more info: inkartfair.com.

Breaking Barriers

Thursday, December 13

6PM

Breaking Barriers: Selected Work Reception
USF Contemporary Art Museum

Join us in celebrating the artwork and accomplishment of the military veteran participant from the workshop series, Breaking Barriers. Refreshments will be served.

 



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