Current Exhibitions

Currently on view

Harriet 1975The Power of the Female Gaze

May 19–August 13, 2017
In honor of New York Women’s Suffrage Centennial in 2017, this exhibition explores the power of the female gaze in creating potent and complex images of mothers, thinkers, vixens, heroes, creators, warriors, and agitators.
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shown: Elizabeth Catlett, Harriet, 1975

Charles Atlas:
Here she is… v1

June 30 – September 17, 2017
This single-channel video installation features Lady Bunny, an iconic drag performer. She speaks on politics and current events, dances and lip-syncs. She is a vivid presence, especially considering the wall-size scale of the video.

shown: Here she is…v1 (detail) 2015.
© Charles Atlas; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

Sarah C. RutherfordSarah C. Rutherford

June 2017
New work by Sarah C. Rutherford, Her Voice Carries: Prelude is being created in the Hurlbut Gallery throughout June and you can watch the process. This work is part of her #HerVoiceCarries series, an art project featuring Rochester women who are changing their individual and collective worlds. Follow Sarah’s journey here.
photo: Hannah Betts


Centennial Sculpture Park

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shown: Albert Paley, Soliloquy (2013). Gift of the Cameros Family and Ann Mowris Mulligan, with additional support from Bank of America Charitable Foundation, FULL MEA5URE, the Herdle-Moore Fund, the Rubens Family Foundation, and the Clara and Edwin Strasenburgh Fund. Photo by Brandon Vick.