The Shepard Cycle
February 24, 2011
The Housatonic Museum of Art invites you to two programs for Nomi Silverman's The Shepard Cycle exhibition. The print series is on view at the Museum's Community Gallery, Beacon Hall, third floor.
Artist Reception:February 10 from 4 : 0 0 - 6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion:February 24 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Both events take place on the third floor in Beacon Hall and are co-sponsored by the Housatonic Museum of Art and Housatonic Community College"s Gay/Straight Alliance.
In 1998, Matthew Shepard. a young gay man. was murdered by peers. In court the defense claimed the crime was a gay bashing. Titled "The Shepard Cycle," Nomi Silverman of Glenville, Connecticut. created a suite of prints in 2008 that detail this narrative. Silverman's prints are on view on the third floor of Beacon Hall at Housatonic Community College (HCC). The installation is sponsored by the Housatonic Museum of Art and is on view through February 25, 2011.