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Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists

SYMPOSIUM: May 2, 2018, from 4:00-5:30 pm in Room L2.84, New Building 

OPENING RECEPTION: May 2, 2018, from 6:00-8:00pm

On Display from May 2nd, 2018, through June 28th, 2018

 

The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, proudly presents Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists. This exhibition will be accompanied by a symposium moderated by the show’s curator Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos, at 4 PM the same day, in Room L2.84, New Building with guest speakers Professor Nicholas Alexiou of Queens College, Dr. George Andreopoulos a Professor of Political Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, Peter Gerakaris, and art critic Jonathan Goodman. (more…)

Green Habitat

President’s Gallery

899 Tenth Avenue

6th Floor

New York, NY 10019

On view April 25th-June 30th, 2018

 

As more and bigger natural catastrophes visit our planet, sustainable or ecology-based arts are gaining ever greater importance. Ecological art respects the ecosystems of living species and their environments from an ethical, social, contextual, economic and aesthetic perspective while seeking to remedy or preserve life. It is socially engaged and socially interactive, and at times even intervention-based art. The goals of such art are socially oriented, altruistic and hopeful in that they seek to spark awareness in the public arena about the urban environment’s issues and the alteration needed for a better future. They often include audience (more…)

Bravery and Sacrifice: NYPD Heroes 9/11 and Beyond

Memorial Hall

On view September 8, 2017 -June 28, 2018

On September 11, 2001, a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks were carried out by the Islamic terrorist group Al-Queda, with New York City feeling the brunt of this horrific tragedy. The events of 9/11 represent the largest attack and subsequent rescue and recovery operation ever on U.S. soil. In just a few short hours, both of the monstrous, 110 story-tall World Trade Center Towers, were devastated by two separate hijacked commercial airliners that were flown into them. The entire world watched in awe as nearly 3,000 people lost their lives as the buildings crumbled. (more…)

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