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13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
http://www.albright.edu/freedman/

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September 2018

Anna Chupa: Homecoming Open House & Artist Gallery Talk

September 29,11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Susan Crile Homecoming Open House

September 29,11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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October 2018

Susan Crile: Incarceration in the Era of Impending Fascism

October 21,1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Thur., Aug. 30–Friday, December 14, Freedman Gallery (MG) Acclaimed artist Susan Crile is no stranger to controversy, having won a landmark court case against the IRS, Crile v. Commissioner, for a dispute related to taxation of artists. In 2003, when photos of prisoners being tortured at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq began to surface on the Internet, she began to focus her creativity towards awakening a global consciousness regarding incarceration and inhumane practices of prisoner torture. The Abu Ghraib series,…

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Anna Chupa: Altar/Alter

October 21,1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Thur., Aug. 30–Sun., Oct. 21, Freedman Gallery (PS) Anna Chupa, professor of photography and chair of the department of Art, Architecture, and Design at Lehigh University, has spent 20 years documenting the evolution of the altars created by New Orleans Voodoo priestess Miriam Williams. Along with a suite of aluminum print images of Williams’ altars, Chupa will install an altar of her own that honors the Catholic Feast of St. Joseph, a tradition brought to New Orleans by thousands of…

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November 2018

Freedman Gallery National Juried Exhibition: Social Justice in the Misinformation Age

November 6,8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Tues., Nov. 6–Fri., Dec. 14, Freedman Gallery (MG, PS & Foyer) Juror and artist Susan Crile will select works submitted by artists from across the country to be included in a national exhibition focused on issues related to social justice. The Freedman has organized only one other national juried show in the spring of 2011, a tremendously popular and interesting exhibit focused on gender. Opening Reception & Award Presentations, Sun., Nov. 11, 2-4 p.m. (Experience Event)

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Social Justice in the Misinformation Age: Opening Reception

November 11,2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Experience Event. Juror and artist Susan Crile will select works submitted by artists from across the country to be included in a national exhibition focused on issues related to social justice. The Freedman has organized only one other national juried show in the spring of 2011, a tremendously popular and interesting exhibit focused on gender. Opening Reception & Award Presentations, Sun., Nov. 11, 2-4 p.m.

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December 2018

Freedman Gallery National Juried Exhibition: Social Justice in the Misinformation Age

December 14,8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Tues., Nov. 6–Fri., Dec. 14, Freedman Gallery (MG, PS & Foyer) Juror and artist Susan Crile will select works submitted by artists from across the country to be included in a national exhibition focused on issues related to social justice. The Freedman has organized only one other national juried show in the spring of 2011, a tremendously popular and interesting exhibit focused on gender. Opening Reception & Award Presentations, Sun., Nov. 11, 2-4 p.m. (Experience Event)

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January 2019

Contemporary Photography Inspired by Brett Weston

January 2, 2019,8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Wed., Jan. 2–Sun., Feb. 10, Freedman Gallery (PS) Under the direction of instructor Amy Stevens, students in Introduction to Photography were given an assignment to research photographs by Brett Weston in the Freedman Gallery’s collection that provided inspiration for their own creative process. The exhibition includes the original Weston each student selected and a selection of work curated by Stevens and Freedman Gallery staff. Closing Reception, Sun., Feb. 10, 2-4 p.m.

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Flying High, Airplanes in Art from the Permanent Collection

January 22, 2019,8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Tues., Jan. 22–Sun., Feb. 10, Freedman Gallery (PS) Guest curator, Makenzie Witter ’15, educator at the Curtiss Museum of Aviation, instructed students in ARA 390 – Project Management over interim, teaching them the basics of exhibition research, design, and installation using a selection of prints focused on aviation from the Freedman’s permanent collection. This themed exhibit won’t be around long as it will fly off to be installed at the Curtiss when Witter returns from her break. Gallery Talks &…

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Flying High, Airplanes in Art from the Permanent Collection: Gallery Talks & Lunch

January 22, 2019,11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 23, 2019 at 11:00am

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Experience Event Guest curator, Makenzie Witter ’15, educator at the Curtiss Museum of Aviation, instructed students in ARA 390 – Project Management over interim, teaching them the basics of exhibition research, design, and installation using a selection of prints focused on aviation from the Freedman’s permanent collection. This themed exhibit won’t be around long as it will fly off to be installed at the Curtiss when Witter returns from her break. Gallery Talks & Lunch, Tues.-Wed., Jan. 22-23, 11 a.m.-1…

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Flying High, Airplanes in Art from the Permanent Collection: Gallery Talks & Lunch

January 23, 2019,11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 23, 2019 at 11:00am

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Experience Event Guest curator, Makenzie Witter ’15, educator at the Curtiss Museum of Aviation, instructed students in ARA 390 – Project Management over interim, teaching them the basics of exhibition research, design, and installation using a selection of prints focused on aviation from the Freedman’s permanent collection. This themed exhibit won’t be around long as it will fly off to be installed at the Curtiss when Witter returns from her break. Gallery Talks & Lunch, Tues.-Wed., Jan. 22-23, 11 a.m.-1…

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February 2019

Contemporary Photography Inspired by Brett Weston

February 10, 2019,2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Wed., Jan. 2–Sun., Feb. 10, Freedman Gallery (PS) Under the direction of instructor Amy Stevens, students in Introduction to Photography were given an assignment to research photographs by Brett Weston in the Freedman Gallery’s collection that provided inspiration for their own creative process. The exhibition includes the original Weston each student selected and a selection of work curated by Stevens and Freedman Gallery staff. Closing Reception, Sun., Feb. 10, 2-4 p.m.

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Flying High, Airplanes in Art from the Permanent Collection

February 10, 2019,2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States
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Tues., Jan. 22–Sun., Feb. 10, Freedman Gallery (PS) Guest curator, Makenzie Witter ’15, educator at the Curtiss Museum of Aviation, instructed students in ARA 390 – Project Management over interim, teaching them the basics of exhibition research, design, and installation using a selection of prints focused on aviation from the Freedman’s permanent collection. This themed exhibit won’t be around long as it will fly off to be installed at the Curtiss when Witter returns from her break. Gallery Talks &…

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Fragile Beauty, Contemporary Glassworks

February 21, 2019,2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States

Thur., Feb. 21–Sun., Thur., April 14, Freedman Gallery (MG) Artist, glassblower, and successful businessman, Will Dexter has been making and selling world-acclaimed glassworks out of his studio, Taylor Backes, Boyertown, Pa., for more than __ years. Dexter’s work is sought after by high-end collectors and corporations, while dozens of apprentices have sought him out for his skill and expertise. For the Freedman, he is envisioning an immersive multi-sensory installation that will challenge and delight the artist, and audience, alike. Artist’s…

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Fragile Beauty, Contemporary Glassworks

February 21, 2019,4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States

Thur., Feb. 21–Sun., Thur., April 14, Freedman Gallery (MG) Artist, glassblower, and successful businessman, Will Dexter has been making and selling world-acclaimed glassworks out of his studio, Taylor Backes, Boyertown, Pa., for more than __ years. Dexter’s work is sought after by high-end collectors and corporations, while dozens of apprentices have sought him out for his skill and expertise. For the Freedman, he is envisioning an immersive multi-sensory installation that will challenge and delight the artist, and audience, alike. Artist’s…

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Fragile Beauty, Contemporary Glassworks

February 21, 2019,5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States

Thur., Feb. 21–Sun., Thur., April 14, Freedman Gallery (MG) Artist, glassblower, and successful businessman, Will Dexter has been making and selling world-acclaimed glassworks out of his studio, Taylor Backes, Boyertown, Pa., for more than __ years. Dexter’s work is sought after by high-end collectors and corporations, while dozens of apprentices have sought him out for his skill and expertise. For the Freedman, he is envisioning an immersive multi-sensory installation that will challenge and delight the artist, and audience, alike. Artist’s…

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April 2019

Fragile Beauty, Contemporary Glassworks

April 14, 2019,2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm

Freedman Gallery, 13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612 United States

Thur., Feb. 21–Sun., Thur., April 14, Freedman Gallery (MG) Artist, glassblower, and successful businessman, Will Dexter has been making and selling world-acclaimed glassworks out of his studio, Taylor Backes, Boyertown, Pa., for more than __ years. Dexter’s work is sought after by high-end collectors and corporations, while dozens of apprentices have sought him out for his skill and expertise. For the Freedman, he is envisioning an immersive multi-sensory installation that will challenge and delight the artist, and audience, alike. Artist’s…

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