An Invitation to Participate

Connect, engage and explore a wide range of academic events, artistic performances and civic activities that mark and reflect the University’s mission and commitment to Manhattanville.

August 20, 2018 - June 28, 2019

Tropical Surfaces

Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027Joiri Minaya (b. 1990) is a Dominican-American multi-disciplinary artist whose work deals with identity, otherness, self-consciousness and displacement.

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October 24, 2018 - February 10, 2019

Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today

Wallach Art Gallery, Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027This exhibition explores the changing modes of representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art. The models' interactions with and influences on painters, sculptors and photographers are highlighted through archival photographs, correspondence and films.

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January 26, 2019

Bordeaux, Forgotten Black Metropolis

2:00 PM, Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027Bordeaux may be known for its red wine and its historic architecture but before there was Black Paris there was Black Bordeaux. Beginning in the eighteenth century, Bordeaux was a site of migration, artisanal labor, and industrial expansion using enslaved and free black labor.

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