Violated Bodies: New Languages for Justice and Humanity

On view February 28th, 2018-April 13th, 2018

Opening Reception on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 from 5:30-8:00 PM

Violated Bodies New Languages for Justice and Humanity seeks to heighten awareness and understanding of the consequences of sexual assault, domestic violence, and similar heinous acts of personal violation. How can victims of sexual, physical, verbal and/or mental abuse come to terms with the injustices that have been forced upon them? How can these individuals move from being mere victims to courageous survivors? The exhibition attempts to answer these questions. The international contemporary artists within this exhibition have boldly addressed the ramifications violence can have on both the mind and body. (more…)

Internalized Borders

President’s Gallery

899 Tenth Avenue

6th Floor

New York, NY 10019


On view February 14th-April 13th, 2018

Opening Reception on February 14th, 2018 with performance art and music 5:30 – 8PM


Featuring 18 artists working through a range of media, Internalized Borders addresses immigration, identity, detention, and deportation. Taking the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center as a pivotal moment for the escalation of attacks on immigrants, this exhibition examines the various ways that language and legal systems create internal and external borders based on fear, the criminalization of identity, the economics of migration, and the construction of otherness. (more…)

Bravery and Sacrifice: NYPD Heroes 9/11 and Beyond

Memorial Hall

On view September 8, 2017 -December 30, 2017

Opening Reception at 11:00-1:00pm On September 8, 2017

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…)