Causes/Activism, Visual Arts

Check Out ‘EMPIRE’ After Hours Tonight With New Work From Bmike

EMPIRE is a collection of collections. The colorful critique of colonialism and history on display at Newcomb Art Museum assembles objects from throughout Tulane University’s collections and re-assembles them into a single, site-specific piece examining the effects of trade, tourism and slavery on 300 years of New Orleans residents.

Like all collections, it’s never quite complete. The exhibit is opening up after hours tonight (September 6) with a new piece from New Orleans’ own Brandan “Bmike” Odums. Odums will speak on his piece “The Alchemist” in a discussion before the public reception starts. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this crucial reexamination of history during NOLA’s 300th year and here from one of the city’s most vital artists.

Where: Newcomb Art Museum
When: September 6. Discussion at 6:30, reception follows.
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Newcomb Art Museum
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Woldenberg Art Center #202, Newcomb Cir, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Opening Hours
Mon Closed
Tue-Fri 10am–5pm
Sat 11am–4pm
Sun Closed
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