Exhibition | Romare Bearden: Storyteller

From the Emily Lowe Gallery:


Romare Bearden (American, 1911-1988), Homage to Mary Lou (The Piano Lesson), 1984, lithograph, Edition: 97/100, 29 1/4 x 20 1/4 in., Hofstra University Museum Collections, gift of Dr. Dorothy Cohen, HU91.1 Art © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Romare Bearden: Storyteller
@ Emily Lowe Gallery | Through August 17, 2018

The narrative themes of Romare Bearden’s work spanned historical, political, and religious topics. Through his innovative works of art, Bearden communicated his ideas and thoughts about everyday African-American life in 20th century America. The exhibition includes prints in a variety of methods (aquatint, engraving, etching, lithograph, and silkscreen) from the Hofstra University Museum Collections.

Funding has been provided by Sterling National Bank and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Gallery Location and Hours

Emily Lowe Gallery
Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. • Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.
Summer Hours (May 13-September 2, 2018): Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

March 2018 Programming

Jazz at the Museum
Monday, March 12, 2018, 6-8 p.m.
Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Join the Hofstra Jazz Quartet for a musical tribute to American artist and composer Romare Bearden, whose work is on view in the exhibition Romare Bearden: Storyteller. A few selections will be taken from the album Romare Bearden Revealed, recorded by saxophonist Branford Marsalis in celebration of the obvious as well as less tangible connections between the jazz Bearden loved and the artwork it inspired.

Fee: $7 general public; $5 senior citizen (65+).
Admission is free for Museum members and Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard.

Visit Museum Online

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s