Sunday, April 22, 2007

Invitation to a Dance

Participatory Art|Dance Performances

As part of "CAP," our year long focus on art in public, we are proud to present "Three Minutes of Intimacy," a performance work by New York-based CAP artist, Elaine Tin Nyo.

CCAI will stage participatory dance performances on Saturday, May 5 at the Carson City Harley-Davidson dealership from one to four p.m., and on Sunday, May 6 at the Greenhouse Garden Center from ten a.m. to one p.m. At the events, Ms. Tin Nyo will dance with passersby on a temporary dancefloor for three minutes. She will then lead three minutes of conversation with her dance partner.

details|press release

[image courtesy of the artist]

Thursday, April 12, 2007

CCAI Courthouse Gallery Relaunches: Homeless in Nevada Exhibition

Following a one year hiatus, the CCAI reopens the Carson City Courthouse Gallery with "Homeless in Nevada: Street Stories," a photography exhibition organized by Reno City Police Officer Patrick O’Bryan. The photographs were previously exhibited in the Nevada State Legislature building.

A reception will take place Tuesday, May 1, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Courthouse Gallery. Admission is free and the public is cordially invited.

Click here to read the press release.

[photograph from CCAI Courthouse Gallery exhibition]

Stephen High Update

Steven High, former Director at the Nevada Museum of Art, has accepted a position as director of the Telfair Museum of Art. We wish him all the best.

[image from announcement of position]