OCAD University is pleased to honour Black History Month with a combination of exhibits and programming that explores the meaning of Blackness in Canada in 2017, through visual culture.
Curated by OCAD U students Khadijah Morley, Maisha Marshall-Ende and students in the OCADU BLXCK ASSOCIATION, the exhibition features 28 artists and is spread throughout the OCAD University campus: the main lobby at 100 McCaul St., the Ada Slaight Gallery, 2nd floor of 100 McCaul St. and the Open Gallery at 49 McCaul St.
Scheduled events run from Feb. 3 to 24 and include the Open Gallery Conference Day (with various panels and discussions) on Feb. 10 from 2 to 8 p.m. at 49 McCaul St.
A closing reception will be held on Feb. 24 from 6 to 11.30 p.m. at 49 McCaul St.
Open Gallery Black Creators’ Month is generously sponsored by the Office of the Vice-President Academic, Faculty of Design, Aboveground Art Supplies and the OCADU Student Union.