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DEADLOCKED AND LOADED: Disarming America Curated by Karen M. Gutfreund February 11 to April 18, 2021

Make your reservation TODAY for in-person gallery viewing HERE! The COVID pandemic was top-of-mind for most of 2020 but 2020 was also a devastating year for gun violence.  And once again, communities of color bore a disproportionate burden of the violence.  At the same time, gun sales surged in 2020. An estimated 20 million guns More »

Voting Opens in 5th Annual Window Wonderland Contest; 34 Downtown Businesses Reveal Holiday Window Display(s)

Keeping with tradition, 34 businesses have transformed their ground-floor windows into engaging winter and holiday scenes to celebrate the season and vie for prizes in the Downtown Committee’s 5th Annual Window Wonderland Contest. The promotion was designed to boost holiday spirit, entertain visitors and attract new customers to experience Downtown’s variety of retail, restaurant and More »

Coronavirus Corning Tower ‘NY Tough’

April 23, 2020 – Albany, NY – The Corning Tower is lit up with NY Tough at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) Governor Cuomo: “Healthcare professionals and essential workers are the ones on the front lines every day carrying us through this crisis. New Yorkers owe their More »

Light Work Exhibition — Dionne Lee: Trap and Lean-to

(Syracuse – NY) — With great pleasure,  Light Work presents Trap and Lean-to, a solo exhibition of photographs by Oakland-based artist Dionne Lee. A multimedia artist, Lee employs video, collage, photography, and sculpture to explore American landscape and her place within its complex history. As an African American woman, she sees the natural world as More »

OG’s Against Violence: City-Wide Violence Reduction Expo Held October 19th

OG’s Against Violence played host to a city-wide Violence Reduction Expo. Saturday, October 19th 12:00-4:00 p.m. at the SALT Space, 103 Wyoming Street. The event was held to broaden awareness of anti-violence resource within the Syracuse Community for those who do not have access to these resources This brought together anti-violence groups, programs, and initiatives More »

Announcing the Recipients 2019 Light Work Grants in Photography

Light Work is pleased to announce the 45th annual Light Work Grants in Photography. The 2019 recipients are Trevor Clement, Lali Khalid, and Reka Reisinger. Established in 1975, it is one of the longest-running photography fellowship programs in the country. Each recipient receives a $3,000 award, is published in Contact Sheet: The Light Work Annual, More »