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  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    • “Technicolor Familiar: Illustrations by E. K. McDonnell” Time: All Day Locations: The Richard B. Talkin Family Art Gallery Details:

      August 30 - November 22, 2021

      Reception: Saturday, September 25, 2021 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
      Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.
      Artist Lecture: View on YouTube

      “Technicolor Familiar: Illustrations by E. K. McDonnell” is an exhibition of recent drawings by local artist Emma Kramer McDonnell. The exhibition features a selection of McDonnell’s intimate, small-scale illustrations inspired by Surrealism, pop culture, and Western Esotericism. The Richard B. Talkin Family Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the McCuan Hall.

      Emma McDonnell: Yellow dinosaur skull

      technicolor familiar encapsulates the current iteration of McDonnell's personal art practice. The name was adopted in 2018 to reflect the evolution taking place in her artwork; "technicolor" for highly saturated palettes, and "familiar" for creatures connected to magic and the occult. Anachronistic in style and symbolism, Technicolor Familiar exists somewhere between surrealism, pop art, medieval altarpieces, and Western esotericism. This new body of work draws inspiration from the (un)natural world, astrology, alchemy, dreams and the subconscious. 

      Emma K. McDonnell has been a practicing illustrator for nearly a decade, providing original artwork for theatre companies up and down the East Coast, including Pig Pen Theatre Co., Third Rail Projects LLC, and HCC's very own Arts Collective. As a fine art illustrator, Emma primarily works with traditional media, combining bold colors and delicate mark-making to generate small-scale, intimate illustrations. Emma received an AA in Studio Art from HCC and a BFA in Illustration from the Art Institute of Boston, and had been applying her formal visual art education to creative jobs in the performing arts ever since. 

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    • Linnea Poole: Kuomboleza* Time: All Day Locations: The Rouse Company Foundation Gallery Details:

      August 30 - November 22, 2021

      Reception: Saturday, September 25, 2021, 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
      Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.
      Artist Lecture: Wednesday, October 20, 1:30 p.m., Monteabaro Recital Hall 

      Kuomboleza* an exhibition featuring fabrics, photography and film by Linnea Poole explores  mourning, personal reflection, self discovery and the artist's hopes for the human collective. 

      *(mourning in swahili)  

      Linnea Poole: Women with green flowing sash.

    • Film Club: Big Night Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Zoom Details:

      The discussion series is like a book club, but with films. Watch the movies at your convenience before the scheduled discussion, and join the discussions on Friday evenings via Zoom. Discussions will be moderated by HCC film professors Marie Westhaver and Mike Giuliano with occasional special guests.

      Big Night - Four people arguing in front of a dinner tableBig Night

      Set in New Jersey in the  1950s where two brothers run an Italian restaurant that is losing business to a rival Italian restaurant. In an effort to save their restaurant, the brothers plan an evening of incredible food. Stanley Tucci co-wrote this movie, because he wanted a decent part for himself.

      Director: Campbell Scott and Stanley Tucci

      Writers: Stanley Tucci and Joseph Tropiano

      Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci and Marc Anthony

      Film Club Discussion: September 17 at 7:00 p.m.

      Watch the Trailer:

      Available to rent through Amazon Prime Video for $3.99, for free through Kanopy, and DVDs are available at the county library to check out.

      Registration Information

      Tickets: Free - Register Now

      The Zoom link will be emailed to registered individual on the day each discussion. If you have any questions or problems during registration, contact the Horowitz Center Box Office.


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