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"Seasonings" - Roarke Center Spring Art Exhibition

  • Ongoing: until Friday, June 29, 2012
  • Sunday: 9:00am
  • Monday: 9:00am
  • Tuesday: 9:00am
  • Wednesday: 9:00am
  • Thursday: 9:00am
  • Friday: 9:00am
  • Saturday: 9:00am
  • Where: Chapel + Cultural Center, 2125 Burdett Avenue, Troy NY 12180
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: All ages

The Chapel + Cultural Center, Rensselaer Newman Foundation, welcomes back the artists of Roarke Center with their Spring 2012 exhibition, “Seasonings”.

The exhibit is open to the public Wednesday, 3 May through Thursday, 28 June 2012. Gallery hours are Monday Thru Saturday, 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

There will an Artist's Reception from 6:30 until 8:00 PM on Thursday, 24 May 2012. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

The Chapel + Cultural Center is located at 2125 Burdett Ave., Troy, New York.

The exhibition’s title compares the spices that add zest to the food that sustains us to art, which infuses our spiritual and material live with interest and surprise. It is an uplifting celebration of color and form in a variety of media including printmaking, watercolor and acrylic painting, pottery, sculpture, fiber art and photography.

Participants in the art programs at the Roarke Center are artists who live in poverty and deal with disabilities, mental health issues and substance abuse issues. Art provides them with channels for building self esteem and improving social interactions. The purpose of the art programs is not production but change in participants’ lives. Sr. Loretta Hoag, who is also an artist, directs and mentors participating art students.

This event was posted April 18, 2012 and last updated April 19, 2012

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