WHO: Robert Silberman, University of Southern Maine (USM) Art Department visiting scholar, “Persian Visions” exhibition catalog essayist and associate professor of Art History, University of Minnesota.
WHAT: Opening reception for “Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran” exhibition, including a gallery talk by Robert Silberman, followed by reception with Middle Eastern cuisine. Reception is free and open to the public.
WHEN: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10.; Gallery talk: 5 p.m.-5:45 p.m.; Reception with Middle Eastern cuisine: 5:45 p.m.-7 p.m.
WHERE: USM Art Gallery, USM Gorham campus
“Persian Visions” was developed by Hamid Severi for the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran, and Gary Hallman of the Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota and is toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C.
This exhibition was made possible in part by the ILEX Foundation, University of Minnesota McKnight Arts and Humanities Endowment, and the Department of Art, Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota.
The exhibition is sponsored by the USM Gorham Cultural Affairs Committee.