Take a curator-led tour of “What We Make,” a full-museum exhibit drawing on “socially and politically engaged art practices to consider how we build communities that are capable of working together across difference,” at the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.
In addition to traditional media, the exhibit incorporates sound and video, and selections from the Interference Archive. “What We Make” is being exhibited from Aug. 22-Oct. 7 as part of the 2018-2019 Sagan National Colloquium, and audiences are invited to sign up for related public workshops at www.owu.edu/snc.
The exhibit’s diverse artist list includes Doug Ashford, Robby Herbst, Tomashi Jackson, Christine Sun-Kim, Anna Teresa Fernandez, and 2013 OWU alumnus Andrew Wilson.
Curated by Erin Fletcher, museum director, and Ashley Biser, Ph.D., associate professor of politics and government, they will provide a free tour of the exhibit at 4 p.m. Aug. 23 followed by a public reception from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
During the academic year, the Ross is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free.
Call (740) 368-3606 or visit www.owu.edu/ross for more information.
About the Sagan National Colloquium
Now in its 34th year, the Sagan National Colloquium seeks annually to address in-depth an issue of national or global importance. The colloquium is funded by an endowment from 1948 OWU alumni Margaret Pickett Sagan and John Sagan, both deceased. Past colloquium speakers have included social activist Gloria Steinem, authors Barbara Ehrenreich and Kurt Vonnegut, Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams, and former President Gerald Ford. Learn more at www.owu.edu/snc.