February 7, 2019

Press Release | Spring 2019: Collected Works

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rennie museum is pleased to present Spring 2019: Collected Works, a group exhibition encompassing the mediums of photography, painting and film. A portraiture of the collecting spirit, the works exhibited invite exploration of what collected objects, and both the considered and unintentional ways they are displayed, inform us. Featuring the works of four artists—Andrew Grassie, William E. Jones, Louise Lawler…

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December 14, 2018

The Power of Six Letters

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Written by Ceilidh Munroe   A few years ago, my brother called me and told me that a group of white men at a party had maliciously called him a nigger. He was distraught and I felt physically ill. Why is it that a single word can have such an effect? Throughout history, ‘white’ has been positioned as beautiful, good,…

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November 21, 2018

Beauty Through the Lens of Kerry James Marshall

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Written by Ceilidh Munroe I have curly hair. I currently consider this a blessing; I wear it out with pride and never straighten it, but I can tell you right away that this mindset was a long time coming. The child of a Jamaican father and Canadian mother, I spent my adolescent years in Calgary, Alberta, poring over Seventeen Magazine…

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November 16, 2018

Kerry James Marshall and the African Diaspora

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Written by Troy Johnson Kerry James Marshall has tasked himself with reconciling an almost exclusively white history of Western art with unequivocal and unapologetic blackness. His works consistently address the push and pull African American artists face within the diaspora. I have chosen two pieces from Rennie Museum’s Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works exhibition that articulate this experience expertly: one,…

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September 28, 2018

rennie museum Book Club Returns!

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Every Tuesday, October 9 – November 66:00- 7:15 PMRegister HERE rennie museum is excited to announce the second installment of the rennie museum Book Club! In conjunction with our Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works exhibition, we invite literature and art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the science-fiction classic Kindred by African-American writer Octavia Butler. Every Tuesday, from October 9 to…

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August 22, 2018

Exhibition walkthrough of ‘Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works’

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Exhibition walkthrough of ‘Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works’ at rennie museum, June 2 – November 3, 2017. Exhibition Walkthrough: Kerry James Marshall from Rennie Collection on Vimeo. VIDEO & EDIT: Milena Salazar

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August 16, 2018

Kerry James Marshall at rennie museum

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Kerry James Marshall on Black identity, history and the process of making work. Interviewed on the occasion of ‘Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works’ exhibited at rennie museum, June 2 – November 3, 2018. Kerry James Marhsall at rennie museum from rennie collection on Vimeo. VIDEO & EDIT: Milena Salazar

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August 2, 2018

We’ve launched a book club!

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Every Tuesday, August 14 – September 46:00- 7:15 PMRegistration for the book club is now closed. We are excited to announce the launch of the rennie museum Book Club! In conjunction with our Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works exhibition, we invite book and art enthusiasts to investigate the impact of literature on art and culture, freedom, and injustice through the…

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July 26, 2018

Abandon Everything

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Written by Callum Coogan I sat with milk glue in my hand for the first five-or-so minutes, not sure where to start. I debated whether it was more appropriate to begin with a different material, or if I was supposed to “mend” something else. I read the wall text again: “mend with wisdom, mend with love. It will mend the…

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July 16, 2018

Join us for Family Pride Day!

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Saturday, August 4, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration for Family Pride Day is now closed rennie museum welcomes families with individuals that identify as LGBTQI+ and/or Two-Spirit, as well as their allies to its very first Family Pride Day! Join an interactive tour of our Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works exhibition. Enjoy refreshments on our rooftop sculpture garden…

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