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Luis Urrea

Author Luis Urrea shares 'Into the Beautiful North' with virtual audience

On Oct. 14, more than 500 members of the Eastern Connecticut State University and local Willimantic, CT, communities enjoyed a virtual lecture by author Luis Alberto Urrea, who discussed his book,...

Posted on October 22, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Multidisciplinary artist David Antonio Cruz poses in front og his art piece titled, "ITSNOTHATSERIOUSITSJUSTONEOFYOURLITTLEPRINCESSES"

Artist David Antonio Cruz presents as a part of Eastern’s ‘Future is LATINX’ exhibit

On Oct. 8, the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University held an artist talk featuring multidisciplinary artist David Antonio Cruz, as part of their current exhibition titled the...

Posted on October 19, 2020 by Bobbi Brown

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Art Gallery Opens LatinX Exhibit

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University is continuing its fall exhibition by highlighting Latinx art with the “Future is Latinx.” The exhibition is on display from Oct....

Posted on October 09, 2020 by Ed Osborn

Wife of Professor Jones, Deborah Grant Jones (second to right), alongside associate professor of Art and Art History Afarin Ahmanifar (far right), professor of Art Qimin Liu (Center back), their daughter Lydia Jones Hall (far left) and her husband, Matthew Hall (second to left).

Faculty art exhibition honors late Painting Professor Andy Jones

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition to honor the memory of art professor Andy Jones, who passed earlier this year on Jan. 25. The exhibition titled,...

Posted on September 17, 2020 by Bobbi Brown

Book cover of “Into the Beautiful North” by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Eastern to host National Endowment for the Arts 'Big Read' extravaganza

Beginning Oct. 7 and running through Dec. 3, Eastern Connecticut University will lead a series of local events as part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) annual “Big Read”...

Posted on August 31, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Painting by late Eastern professor Andy Jones

Eastern Art Gallery opens fall 2020 with ‘Painting and Drawing Faculty Exhibition’

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University is kicking off its fall 2020 season with an exhibition showcasing the university’s painting and drawing faculty. Running until Oct. 1...

Posted on August 27, 2020 by Molly Boucher

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Eastern Art Gallery presents ‘Racism: An American Pandemic’

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University is presenting the virtual exhibition “Racism: An American Pandemic” on its website from July 15–Sept. 8.

Posted on July 15, 2020

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Students Showcase COVID-19 in Digital Art Form

Eastern Connecticut State University students in the Graphic Design History class have created digital artwork to spread awareness about how to stay safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Posted on April 07, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Dr.Bogues gives lecture

Caribbean Historian Delivers Lecture on Haitian Art

As a part of Eastern Connecticut State University’s art exhibition “Creating Dangerously: Art and Revolution,” the University’s Art Gallery welcomed Anthony Bogues,...

Posted on March 10, 2020 by Bobbi Brown

Marie-Celie Agnant lectures on her experience writing about Haiti and social activism.

Renowned Author Marie-Celie Agnant Speaks At Eastern

Renowned author and activist Marie-Celie Agnant visited Eastern Connecticut State University on March 4 to lecture on her experience writing about Haitian diaspora and social activism. During her...

Posted on March 09, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Darrel Irwin giving a guest lecture on Haitian Migration.

The Roots of Haitian Migration

Darrell Irwin, visiting assistant professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut, gave a lecture on “The Roots of Haitian Migration” in Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on February 12, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

A picture of a steel sculpture in the shape of a head.

Art Gallery Presents 'Creating Dangerously,' Haiti Tribute

From Jan. 1–March 12, the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University is presenting “Creating Dangerously: Art & Revolution,” an exhibition that features six Haitian...

Posted on February 04, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

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Eastern Music Program to Present 4 January, February Concerts

The Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University will present a variety of musical performances this January and February, ranging from an interactive historical performance to an...

Posted on January 22, 2020 by Vania Galicia

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Eastern Art Gallery to Present ‘Creating Dangerously,’ a Tribute to Haiti

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University will present “Creating Dangerously: Art & Revolution” from Jan. 1–Mar. 12 in the Fine Arts Instructional Center. The...

Posted on January 09, 2020 by Vania Galicia

Gallery patrons view Maknojia’s work.

Eastern Art Gallery Presents ‘Happiness Curriculum’

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University is showing its second exhibition of the year, “The Happiness Curriculum: Art from the South Asian Diaspora,” from Oct. 17-Dec....

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Molly Boucher

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Art Gallery Presents ‘Consistency of the Temporal’ Until Oct. 10

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted New York-based artist Beatrice Modisett on Sept. 5, who spoke on her current exhibition titled “Consistency of the Temporal.”

Posted on September 10, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

‘A Narrative of Printmaking’ on Display in Eastern’s Art Gallery

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a reception and artist talk for its current exhibition, “Between Spaces: A Narrative of Printmaking,” on March 28. The...

Posted on April 04, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Reni Gower presents her geometric artwork

Artist Explains ‘Sacred Geometry,’ on Display Until March 7

Mixed-media artist Reni Gower recently visited Eastern Connecticut State University to kick off the opening of her exhibition, “Sacred Geometry: The Perfect Proof.” The exhibition is on...

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Digital Art Exhibition at Eastern Begs for Human Interaction

The work of Hartford-based digital artist Balam Soto is on display at the Eastern Connecticut State University Art Gallery from Nov. 1-Dec. 7 in an exhibition titled “Interface.”...

Posted on November 06, 2018 by Raven Dillon

Eastern Art Gallery Presents 2018 Senior Exhibition

The Art and Art History Department at Eastern Connecticut State University will present its 2018 Senior Art Exhibition from May 4-15 in the Art Gallery of the Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC)....

Posted on May 01, 2018

The Artists of 'Mom and Dad' Explain their Work

Posted on April 02, 2018 by Casey Collins

Eastern Art Gallery presents “Mom & Dad”

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University will present “Mom & Dad” from March 8 to April 19. On March 22 from 3-4 p.m. there will be a gallery talk with exhibiting...

Posted on March 12, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Students Present Art Work

Students in Eastern Connecticut State University’s “Museums and Exhibitions” course will host two art shows this December. “Spectrum,” an emotional exhibition about...

Posted on November 30, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

See/Hear ‘Mars’ Sound Art at Eastern

While no “little green Martians” in flying saucers will be on display, guests are still in for a surprise when Eastern Connecticut State University hosts contemporary artist Sean...

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Casey Collins

Pedro Guerrero's Photography on Display until April 20

The exhibit Guerrero & Wright: Architecture Stories is open to the public at the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University through April 20.

Posted on April 05, 2017 by Christina Rossomando

Windham Project will Transform Downtown into Public Art Space

The Windham Project, a six-week public art showcase, will fill the streets of Willimantic from April 15 to May 25, 2017. The project features 22 artists who will transform historic downtown...

Posted on March 17, 2017

‘Guerrero & Wright: Architecture Stories’ Coming to Eastern’s Art Gallery

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University will present “Guerrero & Wright: Architecture Stories” from March 9-April 20. This exhibition of photographs from the estate...

Posted on March 07, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

A gallery visitor gazes upward at another light painting

‘Elemental Light’ Illuminates Eastern’s Art Gallery Until Feb. 23

The transformational power of light is on display in the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University in an exhibition titled “Elemental Light.” Running from Jan. 12 to Feb. 23,...

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

The Sculptors Speak, ‘Resonance’ on Display until Oct. 13

The three artists featured in “Resonance,” Eastern Connecticut State University’s opening exhibition for the 2016-17 academic year, spoke of their work on Sept. 8 during the...

Posted on September 14, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

“Spectra,” Eastern’s Second Art Exhibition Opens to Public

“Spectra,” the second exhibition of the 2016 spring semester at Eastern Connecticut State University’s new Fine Arts Instructional Center opened on March 10. Spectra is curated by...

Posted on March 15, 2016 by Christina Rossomando

Graffiti Breaking Ground at Eastern

On March 5, the artists of Eastern Connecticut State University’s newest Akus Gallery exhibition will be on hand to discuss their cutting-edge art from 3-4 p.m. “Aerosol Evolution:...

Posted on February 23, 2015 by Kelsey Tuller