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Detail shot from “Hurricane Lost”

Emerson Contemporary introduces spring Media Arts exhibition “Hurricane Lost”

By Lucia Thorne
January 27, 2021

To kick off the spring semester, Emerson Contemporary’s Media Art Gallery is hosting Boston-based interdisciplinary artist Georgie Friedman’s Hurricane Lost sculptural media art exhibition.  The...

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
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...

The Lincoln Statue is set to be taken down in the wake of the recent Black Lives Matter protests.

Artists, activists come together for “Memorials: As Monuments Fall” webinar

By Joshua Sokol, Staff Writer
October 17, 2020

Historical monuments and who they seek to memorialize have come under harsh scrutiny in 2020. Emerson Contemporary, along with a team of professors and activist artists, came together on Oct. 14 at a virtual...

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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