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Promotional Image: Isaac Woodard (Man with No Eyes) by Audrey Anastasi

About the Curator:
Willie Mae Brown was born and raised in Selma, Alabama during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The exhibition will open with a reading by Ms. Brown who has written eight stories of her life during this time and will read one of those stories to give the audience a look into the past as she remembers it as a child. Brown has curated several exhibitions and most recently received a special citation from the President of the Borough of Brooklyn for her work on the exhibition Well Said.

Emancipation of the Mind

January 11 – February 24, 2019

Join us at Arts Mid-Hudson for an exhibit commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1950’s and 1960’s. The Civil Rights Movement was geared towards peace and non-violence in an attempt to gain the right to vote as citizens of the United States of America, to end racial discrimination, and gain equal rights under the law. The struggle for Civil Rights became a struggle for human rights and a call for freedom.

The Emancipation of the Mind exhibit will reflect on these challenges and triumphs with artworks that remind us of our history while looking to the future of a more equitable society.

Participating Artists:
Audrey Anastasi, Ruth Geneslaw, Poet Gold, Pamela Krimsky, Tracy Leavitt, Barbara Masterson, Terry Murray, Basha Ruth Nelson, Kali Seastrand, Suprina, Nikki Terry, Amy Trompetter, Hans van Meeuwan, Riva Weinstein, Crystal Yang

Opening Reception: Friday, January 11, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. – The exhibition will open with a reading by the curator, Willie Mae Brown, at 5:00 p.m. of her story, “My Selma” based on her experience growing up during the Civil Rights Movement. 

Art Brunch: Sunday, February 24 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Gallery Location:

696 Dutchess Turnpike, Suite F, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Regular Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Coming Up Next...

Ceramic Show
March 1 – 31, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, March 8, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Artists Respond to Poetry
April 5 – 28, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, April 12, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Spring Dutchess Handmade Pop-Up Shop
May 3 – 31, 2019
Opening Reception:
Friday, May 3, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Evanescent Paper
June 7 – 30, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, June 14, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Book & Paper Show
July 5 – 28, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, July 12, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Small Works AMH Members Show
August 2 – September 8, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, August 9, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

September 13 –  October 27, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, September 13 , 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Dutchess Handmade Holiday Pop-Up Shop
November 1 – December 21, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, November 1, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.