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102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States

February 2016

Art of Jazz

February 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 8, 2016

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States
Free

“Art of Jazz: Form/Performance/Notes,” a stunning new three-part exhibition at The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art held in collaboration with the Harvard Art Museums, explores the interaction between jazz music and the visual arts. With more than 70 pieces ranging from early jazz age objects and mid-century jazz ephemera to contemporary works by established African American artists, the exhibition explores the beginnings of jazz and traces how it was embraced internationally as an art form, a…

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April 2016

FREE FILM SERIES AT THE ETHELBERT COOPER GALLERY CELEBRATES THE HISTORY AND INFLUENCE OF JAZZ THROUGH THE 20TH CENTURY

April 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 5, 2016

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 12, 2016

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States
free

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art presents a weekly series of films that demonstrating the music’s widespread and deep influence, as part of its ongoing exhibition “Art of Jazz: Form/Performance/Notes.”   The nine films featured include performances by legendary artists such as Billie Holiday, Thelonius Monk, and the Count Basie Orchestra, documentaries including Mingus: Charlie Mingus, which follows the bassist as he is forcibly evicted from his New York City apartment, and features including Bird, Clint Eastwood’s…

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SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT THE COOPER GALLERY: ARTIST LINA VIKTOR

April 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ethelbert Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States
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Free

Conceptual artist Lina Viktor discusses her career as a painter, sculptor, performance artist and photographer with Vera Ingrid Grant, director of the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art. Viktor creates bold images composed of blue, black, white and 24-carat gold patterns. Her striking painting, Arcadia, is featured in the Gallery’s current exhibition “Art of Jazz: Form/Performance/Notes,” which explores the intersection of jazz music and the visual arts. Arcadia’s blue hue inspired the Gallery’s wall color for “Art of Jazz.”…

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May 2016

“Looks of a Lot” Film Screening at the Cooper Gallery

May 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ethelbert Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States
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This short-form documentary by RoundO Films follows the development and culmination of Looks of a Lot, a collaborative multimedia work by jazz pianist/composer/performer Jason Moran, commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2014. Collaborators with Moran include the Bandwagon (featuring drummer Nasheet Waits and bassist Tarus Mateen), visual artist Theaster Gates, reedist Ken Vandermark, musician Katie Ernst and the Kenwood Academy High School Jazz Band. The film offers an insider’s view of the artists’ collaboration and gives insight into Moran’s practice…

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December 2016

COOPER GALLERY PRESENTS: “ARTIST RESPONSE!”

December 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ethelbert Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States
Free; Tickets Required

Boston-based artist, Dell M. Hamilton, responds to our Carrie Mae Weems exhibition with an intriguing in-gallery performance, engaged with the social and geopolitical constructions of memory, gender, race, language and history. Blues/Blank/Black incorporates key texts from two of Toni Morrison’s most well known and widely taught novels: The Bluest Eye and Beloved. In addition the performance also conjures figures from American fairytales (goldilocks, Brer Rabbit) and Latin American (La Sucia & La Llorona) folkloric traditions. Blues/Blank/Black also juxtaposes these elements with the…

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May 2017

HARLEM: FOUND WAYS

May 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - July 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 15, 2017

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery, 102 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA United States
Free

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art presents “Harlem: Found Ways,” an exhibit of art and photography that captures the rich heritage, unsettling paradoxes, and uncertain future of one of the world’s most culturally influential neighborhoods.  Curated by Cooper Director Vera Ingrid Grant, the exhibition is anchored by photographer Dawoud Bey’s iconic portrait series “Harlem, USA” (1975-1979), and new series “Harlem Redux” (2015-2016) which revisits the neighborhood 40 years later.  

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