Tag Archives: Calif USA

Talk with the Curator

Join Nicholas Lowe, the curator of Roger Brown: Calif USA, as he explains the process of working with a unique Chicago collection. What were some of the challenges in attempting to translate the selections made by the artist, Brown, in his own home? Find out what gems – both objects and stories – Lowe found while […]

Exhibitions Reception

Join us to celebrate the current exhibitions Ground Floor and Roger Brown: Calif. U.S.A.! Sunday, August 29, 3-5 pm free

Curator for a Day

Artist and curator of Calif, USA, Nicholas Lowe, invites a member from the public to be guest curator for the day! Participants will be invited to choose and arrange objects from a stock of items in Roger Brown’s La Conchita Collection. The conversation that transpires during the process of selection will be conducted in the gallery […]

Curator for a Day

Artist and curator of Calif, USA, Nicholas Lowe, invites a member from the public to be guest curator for the day! Participants will be invited to choose and arrange objects from a stock of items in Roger Brown’s La Conchita Collection. The conversation that transpires during the process of selection will be conducted in the gallery […]

Objects on the Couch: The Meaning in Everyday Things

These days we all seem to have too much ‘stuff’. We collect all manner of objects and use them in our homes in carefully constructed displays. We are also fascinated by TV programs such as Clean House and Hoarding that reveal the depth of our obsession with things. But if we had to let go of objects we might […]

Curator for a Day

Artist and curator of Calif, USA, Nicholas Lowe, invites a member from the public to be guest curator for the day! Participants will be invited to choose and arrange objects from a stock of items in Roger Brown’s La Conchita Collection. The conversation that transpires during the process of selection will be conducted in the gallery […]

Open Call for Public Objects

In conjunction with the exhibition Roger Brown: Calif. USA, we are collecting everyday objects from our members! Please bring your objects to Christina Atha to include in The People’s Gallery of Everyday Objects on these dates. Atha will talk one on one with the collector to determine the object label to accompany the object in the exhibition. Sunday, July […]

Open Call for Public Objects

In conjunction with the exhibition Roger Brown: Calif. USA,we are collecting everyday objects from our members! Please bring your objects to Christina Atha to include in The People’s Gallery of Everyday Objects on these dates. Atha will talk one on one with the collector to determine the object label to accompany the object in the exhibition. Sunday, June […]

Retrieving Our Selves: Thrift Store Culture and Collecting

Although the thrift store is primarily a place of inexpensive everyday items, it is also a place of dreams, of bygone identities and childhood experiences. When we visit a thrift store we often find not just something useful but more often than not something that reminds us of who we once were, who we would […]