Hulda Guzmán: They come from water

November 17, 2023 - November 1, 2024

Hulda Guzmán’s lush paintings are a rich celebration of the tropical world that surrounds her mingled with a growing awareness of the precarity and vulnerability of her native Dominican Republic, an island at increasing risk of extreme weather and overdevelopment as a destination for cultural tourism.

NEW, SIX: KCAI Biennial

February 9, 2024 - March 22, 2024

KCAI Biennial examines the close ties between humanity and the material world through the exhibition theme, Embodied Connections. The exhibition traces the invisible threads that link us to both the tangible and intangible elements, exploring our ties to technology and the physical world in a multi-cultural landscape.


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Project Wall

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Cohen Resource Room

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