Exhibitions & Programming

Upcoming in the Agnes Varis Art Center

  • February 7th – March 30th, 2018

Ben Waissman's Shadow Signal (1Zi) invites the public to come witness and activate your imagination in this display of glass and neon plasma! 

Closing Reception: March 21st 6-8pm

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  • March 21st – May 5th, 2018

Unresolved (Issues): New Glass from Israel
Curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken

Featuring the work of artists including: Miri Admoni, Alexandra Ben-Abba, Ghiora Aharoni, Roi Carmeli, Nirit Dekel, Dafna Kaffeman, Li Chen and Gregori Zilber, and Shahaf Predilailo and Gregori Zilber.

Opening reception: March 21, 6 - 8pm

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  • March 27th, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Visiting Teaching Artist Megan Stelljes for a talk about her recent work and the projects she will undertake during her residency at UrbanGlass.

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  • May 23rd – July 28th, 2018

Curated by Bridget Donlon. Featuring work by: Rowena Harris, Jim Hodges, Cara Lynch, Esther Ruiz, Patrice Renne Washington and Kate Shepherd

Opening reception: Wednesday, May 23, 6-8pm

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  • September 12th – November 13th, 2018

Curated by Elizabeth Essner

New York-based artist Shari Mendelson interprets ancient glass using the most modern of materials: throwaway plastic bottles.  The artist’s vessel and animal forms are glasslike inventions, but they hew close to their early antecedents—a result of Mendelson’s deep fascination and careful study of the field.  Glasslike, a solo exhibition, will explore the artist’s current body of work in context with its key source, ancient glass.

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