Hold These Truths

November 13, 2017 - March 14, 2018

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  • Alexandra Bell, The Natural History Museum, and Bayeté Ross Smith
    Join us for a discussion about the artistic strategies of artists Alexandra Bell, The Natural History Museum, and Bayeté Ross Smith, moderated by No Longer Empty Co-Founder/Chief Curator Manon Slome.
  • Making Art to Hide In
    A teen only art-making workshop and talk with Jenny Polak.
  • Truth-A-Thon with Black Lunch Table & Art+Feminism
    Artists Heather Hart and Jina Valentine from Black Lunch Table (BLT), Sara Clugage from Art+Feminism and members of Wikimedia will host a "Truth-a-Thon" as part of theTruth Be Told program series. Come learn about the work of these collectives and how to transform public discourse in real time! Bring your laptop and a friend.
  • Truth is a Creative Process: A Walking Tour with Kamau Ware
    Inspired by the work of the Black Gotham Experience, Kamau Ware will lead participants in a mobile conversation that brings to life the many creative strategies being employed by artists in the exhibition.
  • Shaun Leonardo: Testimony #2 Experiences of Migration.
    Join us for a public-participatory performance where guests will locate intensely contested current affairs within their bodies. Utilizing the shifting perspectives embedded in testimony, news reports, and memory as a backdrop, willing participants will be asked to both recite their own testimonies and translate the narratives of others into performative gestures.



Monday, November 27 2017

Mel Chin: All Over the Place

Looking forward to the year ahead, No Longer Empty is expanding the scope of our exhibition program to include Mel Chin: All Over the Place, a boundary-breaking artist survey, opening in April 2018 in collaboration with the Queens Museum. more 

Thursday, November 16 2017

Glimpse into Hold These Truths

Hold These Truths is now on view through Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the The Nathan Cummings Foundation. more 


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