In May 2019, Contemporary Art at Rokeby Museum began an ambitious two-year project designed to engage artists and the public with Rokeby Museum archives, objects, buildings, and land. Project activities will demonstrate how contemporary art can pick up the unfinished work of history and foster civic engagement in social, economic, and environmental justice issues.
From the beginning, a main component of Contemporary Art at Rokeby Museum was the hosting of a four-day intensive of workshops — the brain child of project director Ric Kasini Kadour — to foster the integration of history… Read More
The “Structures” exhibition temporarily repurposes historic spaces at Rokeby as platforms for contemporary art and asks the viewer to contemplate the role that structures play in shaping our experience of the world and how structures can inform and shape the experience of others.
The following commentary by Ric Kasini Kadour, Curator of Contemporary Art at Rokeby Museum, is from the exhibition catalog that accompanies “Rokeby Through the Lens” on view at Rokeby Museum, May 19-June 16, 2019. Much has been written… Read More
More than any time in history, photography shapes how we see the world. We are bombarded with imagery, filtered through the camera, shared on social media. It comes fast and it comes at us in a volume that… Read More
Commentary By Ric Kasini KadourCurator of Contemporary Art at Rokeby Museum Over the winter, in preparation for the launch of Contemporary Art at Rokeby Museum and a series of programs designed to engage with artists, I have been… Read More
Rokeby Museum announces the launch of a new partnership with Kasini House designed to engage contemporary artists as interpreters of the museum’s unique history. Ric Kasini Kadour will assume the role of Curator and Project Director of… Read More
Rokeby Museum Artist Membership provides access and resources to artists wishing utilize the museum for art-making. Designed for painters, photographers, illustrators, and other artists working two-dimensionally, Rokeby Museum Artist Membership is one of two programs that engage with… Read More
June 8, 2019, 11AM to 5PMat Rokeby Museum What happens when artists mingle with history? What roles can museums play in an artist’s practice? How can engagement with history help an artist speak to the present? How can… Read More
Art Rokeby FestivalAugust 24, 2019, 11AM-5PM Art Rokeby Festival is a day-long event celebrating art at Rokeby, featuring a Film Photography Walk-About, Mail Art-making for Kids, Artist Demonstrations, a tour of the “Structures” exhibition, a presentation of the… Read More