Looking at Local in a New Light
Overture Center’s four galleries create a forum for diverse artistic expression that fosters the growth of local artists, curators and arts organizations. Three galleries radiate off Rotunda Lobby and the Playhouse Gallery serves as lobby for The Playhouse Theater. Overture Galleries are free and open to the public.
Winter 2016 Exhibition Cycle
TUE, DEC 13, 2016 – SUN, MAR 5, 2017
Reception: FRI, JAN 13, 2017 | Promenade Lounge, 6 – 8 PM
Gallery I – “15” Bone Folders’ Guild
This exhibition examines the 15 years the Bone Folders’ Guild has existed. A variety of materials, methods, and concepts reveal the possibilities of the book as a form of artistic expression.
On SAT, JAN 14, 2017 join the Bone Folders’ Guild from 10:30 AM – 1 PM to make and take your own artist book. Learn some simple book structures and bookmaking terminology!
Gallery I sponsored by the Arts Access Fund, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation, Webcrafters-Frautschi Foundation and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts.
Gallery II – Whereupon Memory: Carol Chase Bjerke & Sarah O’Farrell
Bjerke and O’Farrell explore nuances of communication through evidence and memory. Bjerke’s innovative photographic works address the human impulse to place one stone on another. O’Farrell contemplates the relationship between place and nostalgia in her layered screen prints.
Gallery II sponsored by the Arts Access Fund, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts.
Gallery III – Alternative Photographies: Eric Baillies & Anders Zanichowsky
This exhibition reveals hidden realities through alternative methods that span photographic history. Baillies uses collodion to produce tintypes (positives) and glass negatives to produce salt and albumen prints that re-contextualize portraits, cities, and nature. Zanichowsky presents rare sights from the high Arctic with cyanotypes printed in the archipelago of Svalbard.
Join us on SAT, JAN 28, 2017 from 4-6 PM to meet photographers Eric Baillies and Anders Zanichowsky. Learn More.
Gallery III sponsored by the Arts Access Fund, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts.
Playhouse Gallery – Create-Perform-Respond-Connect: MMSD FINE ARTS FACULTY
This exhibition runs SAT, JAN 14, 2017 – SUN, FEB 26, 2017.
The Madison Metropolitan School District K-12 Fine Arts Department teachers are dedicated to promoting artistic literacy, creative problem-solving, expression, and a love of the arts in the students they serve. This exhibit showcases the MMSD faculty’s own creations.
Join us for the gallery reception SUN, FEB 19, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
Playhouse Gallery is sponsored by Madison Community Foundation and by contributions to Overture Center for the Arts.
Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday, 9 AM – 9 PM
Saturday, 10:30 AM – 9 PM
Sunday, 12 PM – 5 PM
For more information about these exhibits, please contact our Community and Education Program Manager, Beth Racette at firstname.lastname@example.org / 608.258.4169