British artists Vicky Isley and Paul Smith of Boredomresearch worked with leading science institutions to create dynamic video installations that explore how large-scale environmental changes alter disease transmission.
Winter break is a time to refresh and relax, and this year, instead of expanding your waistline, ASU invites you to expand your mind. ASU is offering five weeks of free virtual programming to engage students, families with kids and the entire community in learning activities covering topics from social justice to the zombie apocalypse to cookie decorating.
The use of light in art goes back centuries, according to Miki Garcia, director of the ASU Art Museum. “Traditional Stories of Light” is a new all-ages coloring book that’s available for free at the museum or to download.
ASU Art Museum will reopen to the public on Thursday, Aug. 20. During the temporary hiatus, staff has been working diligently to plan for the safe return of visitors to the museum. To ensure well-being, new guidelines based on ASU and city policy have been created for everyone’s health and safety. New procedures include free, timed-entry tickets via Eventbrite, face coverings required for entry, social distancing measures and enhanced cleaning procedures.
ASU Art Museum has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Art for Justice Fund, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc. for the implementation of the upcoming exhibition “Undoing Time: Art and Histories of Incarceration,” opening in fall 2021.
Gloria Gerace, an esteemed promoter of the arts who has engaged with some of the most venerable museums and cultural institutions in Southern California, has been appointed to lead the board of trustees of Zócalo Public Square, an ASU Knowledge Enterprise.
The energy at the second annual Herberger Institute Day was electric — so electric that after four solid hours of almost 100 creative workshops at Herberger Institute’s five schools and art museum, and after 650 faculty, students and staff from the institute joined each other for dinner and guided conversation on Forest Mall, a circle of people was still dancing.