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Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces highlights of 2021 fall season

The exhibition "The Language in Common" featuring five artists whose artistic practices site language in the space between poetry, visual art, and their performance will be on display in the Main Gallery of the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery on the Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Connecticut from Tuesday, September 14 through Sunday, December 12, 2021. Image: Cecilia Vicuña, "Quipu Viscera," 2017. Installation with unspun wool. Dimensions variable. © Cecilia Vicuña. Image courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin New York, London, Hong Kong and Seoul.

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Wesleyan University’s Center for the Arts announces the highlights of their 2021 fall season, including outdoor and virtual performances, artist talks and discussions, a dance workshop, a film screening, and three exhibitions featuring installations, sculpture, video, drawing, poetry, performance, photographs, and protest art.

The general public will be welcomed back to Wesleyan this fall to enjoy Center for the Arts outdoor programming and exhibitions in both the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery and the College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center. All patrons must adhere to and follow the University COVID-19 safety guidelines. Wesleyan requires all visitors to be fully vaccinated. All visitors will need to provide proof of having been fully vaccinated. Public health officials consider an individual to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Masks are required in all University buildings regardless of vaccination status. Indoor performances as well as special events, including opening receptions in the galleries, will be open to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. Vaccinated visitors may attend outdoor events and outdoor activities unmasked. Patrons under the age of 12 are required to wear a mask at outdoor events. Due to current CDC age limits on vaccinations, individuals under the age of 12 will not be permitted at indoor exhibitions.

Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery presents "The Language in Common" through Sunday, December 12, 2021

The exhibition "The Language in Common" featuring five artists whose artistic practices site language in the space between poetry, visual art, and their performance will be on display in the Main Gallery of the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery on the Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Connecticut through Sunday, December 12, 2021. Image: Installation view of "The Language in Common," Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, 2021. Photo by Charles Benton.

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"The Language in Common," a group exhibition curated by Associate Director of Visual Arts and Adjunct Instructor in Art Benjamin Chaffee, is on view in the Main Gallery of Wesleyan University's Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery through Sunday, December 12, 2021. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from Noon to 5pm. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public. Upcoming related events, both virtual and on campus, include a poetry reading by Tanya Lukin Linklater as well as a conversation between her and composer, performer, and installation artist Raven Chacon; a performance and artist talk by Cecilia Vicuña; and an artist talk by Julien Creuzet.
Tickets and reservations for fall events are available online. The general public will be welcomed back to Wesleyan this fall to enjoy Center for the Arts outdoor programming and exhibitions in both the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery and the College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center. All patrons must adhere to and follow the University COVID-19 safety guidelines. Wesleyan requires all visitors to be fully vaccinated. All visitors will need to provide proof of having been fully vaccinated. Public health officials consider an individual to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Masks are required in all University buildings regardless of vaccination status. Indoor performances as well as special events, including opening receptions in the galleries, will be open to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. Vaccinated visitors may attend outdoor events and outdoor activities unmasked. Patrons under the age of 12 are required to wear a mask at outdoor events. Due to current CDC age limits on vaccinations, individuals under the age of 12 will not be permitted at indoor exhibitions. The box office is open for walk-up sales Monday through Friday from 11am to 2pm.
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