Past Events:

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Experimental Weaving Workshop with Victoria Manganiello

Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Join contemporary artist, Victoria Manganiello for this hands-on workshop where participants will learn the basic principals of cloth weaving, and look at a variety of materials and structures used in weaving. Victoria will discuss how this process is implemented into the production of her artwork and everyone will have a chance to make a small woven piece of their own using a peg loom.

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 Maria Giulia Maremoti, Sara Kay, Anne Huntington, Isolde Brielmaier

Maria Giulia Maremoti, Sara Kay, Anne Huntington, Isolde Brielmaier

Beyond Collecting: Female Arts Patrons And Expanded Definitions Of Support

Monday, December 18, 2017 | 6:30 PM -  8:00 PM

Join POWarts at Sara Kay Gallery for a panel discussion addressing representation, visibility, and criticism in the arts. This panel discussion will raise essential questions about feminism and diversity in the arts, providing a framework for all industry professionals to better address and understand these issues.

Moderated by POWarts Founder Sara Kay, the panel will feature Isolde Brielmaier, Executive Director of Arts, Culture & Community, Westfield; Anne Huntington, collector and Head of Strategy and Business Development, Huntington Learning Center; and Maria Giulia Maramotti, collector and Retail Director, Max Mara.

Watch the video here.

 


Audrey B. Heckler in Conversation with Sara Kay

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 6.30 - 8.00pm

Audrey is a leading collector of works by self-taught artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. A Limitless Vision: The Collection of Audrey B. Heckler, currently on view at Sara Kay Gallery, features over 30 rare and important paintings, drawings, and sculptures from Audrey’s prestigious collection, many of which are exhibited to the public for the first time. 

Topics of conversation will include Sara Kay's tribute to Audrey as a female art collector, Audrey's unwavering commitment to outsider art, and a discussion of how her collection traces the development of outsider art from the 20th century to today. Audrey will provide insight to the exhibited works which span a wide range of subject matter, materials, voices and visions by celebrated American artists, such as Martín Ramírez, David Butler, and James Castle, as well European artists Adolf Wölfli, Augustin Lesage, and Aloise Corbaz.

Audrey serves on the boards of both the American Folk Art Museum and the Foundation for Self-Taught Artists in Philadelphia, and is the President and Founder of the Foundation to Promote Self-Taught Art. 

The full video can be viewed on our Video Channel page.

  Image courtesy of Tyler Stroh

 Image courtesy of Tyler Stroh