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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Artist Lilly E. Manycolors spoke about her mixed media art at a virtual forum hosted by Emerson Contemporary on Nov. 6.

Artist Lilly E. Manycolors confronts gender binary, healing and trauma with Emerson Contemporary

By Clarah Grossman
November 25, 2020

Performance artist Lilly E. Manycolors began her presentation about mixed media art with a moment of silence and a land recognition of Indigenous territory. As a mixed Choctaw, African-American, and Anglo-Australian...

A mural honoring John Lewis was painted on the wall in the Quiet Study room in Piano Row.

Civil Rights leader John Lewis to be honored by new 20-foot-long mural in Piano Row

By Campbell Parish, Magazine Editor
November 4, 2020

If you take a peek inside Emerson’s Quiet Room on the second floor of Piano Row, a new 20-foot mural in honor of the late Congressman and Civil Rights Movement leader John Lewis stands tall. Emerson...

Screenshot from the ICA Panel on racism, contemporary art, and public health.

Racism and public health: ICA Boston discusses the role of the artist in 2020

By Joshua Sokol, Staff Writer
November 2, 2020

In June, Mayor Marty Walsh declared racism a public health crisis as millions of Black Lives Matter protesters demanded justice for police brutality victims like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. The Institute...

The Media Art Gallery opened an exhibition for the first time since Covid-19 forced the schools closure in March.

Emerson Contemporary debuts new blog, fall exhibit amid pandemic

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
October 14, 2020

Six months after the pandemic shuttered its operations, Emerson Contemporary, the college’s visual arts platform, is back with a new blog and in-person exhibit. Emerson Contemporary’s fall theme is...

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