University of New Hampshire Museum of Art
University of New Hampshire, Paul Creative Arts Center,30 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824 - United States
The Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire collects, preserves, and interprets works of art, serving as a visual arts resource and an educational catalyst for the University and Seacoast communities. The Museum of Art inspires life-long learning by offering experiences to engage with art through exhibitions, hands-on study, educational programs, and the creative process.
Orly Cogan uses embroidery to transform vintage printed textiles into contemporary explorations of feminine archetypes and stereotypes. Drawing upon historic events, pop-culture, fairy tales, and personal experiences, Cogan creates humorous and imaginative hand-stitched narratives that consider themes such as sexuality, feminism, domesticity, and power to portray the evolving role of women in society.
"Andy Warhol: #NOFILTER."
From 1970 to 1987, Andy Warhol carried a camera with him daily to document intimate and personal events and social engagements, or to create commissioned portraits for commercial purposes. A prescient artist infatuated by fame and a compulsive diarist, Warhol understood long before the internet the power of photography to cultivate, massage, and maintain a public persona. The exhibition includes behind-the scenes black and white photographs of his friends and family, Polaroid images used for his silk-screen paintings, as well as, a selection of silk-screen prints.
Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.