Tagged with Exhibit Envoy

Hobos to Street People exhibit retires

A hugely successful and socially conscious traveling exhibit . . . Hobos to Street People: Artists’ Responses to Homelessness from the New Deal to the Present enjoyed much success and traveled from 2009 to 2012.  The exhibition featured mixed media art from both New Deal-era and contemporary artists, examining past and present attitudes and policies towards homelessness. … Continue reading

Creating the Safety Net

Did you know Exhibit Envoy offers exhibit tour management services? One of our latest projects is working with the Sisters of the Holy Family to travel an exhibit they developed that looks at the impact Catholic Sisters have had in California.  It is a fascinating history and a very real current mission for these Women … Continue reading

Alice Piper’s legacy

From the road… Elaine Elinson, Author & Curator Alice Piper, a 15-year-old Paiute Indian girl, knocked on the door of the recently built Big Pine Grammar and High School seeking to register for classes.  She and six of her Indian friends were refused admission – denied enrollment because they were Indian.   So they headed to the … Continue reading

Collecting the Golden State in Song

Singing the Golden State, Traveling Exhibition An Interview with James Keller, curator James Keller, a published musicologist known in San Francisco as the program annotator for the San Francisco Symphony, has another passion: collecting popular and beautifully illustrated sheet music from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Exhibit Envoy had the honor of working with … Continue reading

Banned and Recovered

A traveling exhibit that we will really miss…  Banned and Recovered: Artists Intervention traveled to three venues between the dates of September 2010 and October 2012, including the Reese Bullen Gallery at Humboldt State University, the University of California, Merced’s Kolligian Library, and the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, CA. The exhibition featured works inspired … Continue reading

Fire and Wind

As Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast last fall, the news was full of devastation and loss. We witnessed people trying to grapple with what had happened and why. And I thought of Judith Lowry. Judith comes from Maidu/Pit River tribe that retains a strong storytelling tradition, one that she carries into her paintings.  In these … Continue reading