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Painting party with Ashley Hannan
Williams Gallery



Starting at 5:15 pm on Saturday, February 22, join us in our class with Ashley Hannan and learn her artistic style!

Tickets are required to attend the event and space is limited to 50 people. Refreshments and drinks will be provided!


Closing Reception
Williams Gallery

Closing Reception


Friday, December 13, from 5 to 7 pm


Join us as we close our three exhibitions Color to the Cube, Please Touch, and Deaf Pride 6x6. This is your final opportunity to purchase art from any of the three exhibitions, prices starting at 20. If you are unable to attend, but are interested in purchasing artwork, please email and request an updated price list. (Serious inquires only). Free and open to the public, there will be light refreshments provided.


De'VIA in 2020: Past, Present, and Future
Williams Gallery

The Dyer Arts Center is hosting a series of events from February 13-15, 2020, focusing on the De'VIA art movement. This series of events will coincide with two major De'VIA-focused exhibitions at the Dyer as well as the closing of the inaugural De'VIA exhibition at Rochester's Memorial Art Gallery.

All events are in ASL; interpreters have been requested. Admission is free unless otherwise noted. 

Thursday, February 13

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Presentation by Karen Christie and Nancy Rourke: “ABC Portraits of Deaf Ancestors." In Dyer Arts Center.
3:30-4:45 p.m. Presentation by Nancy Creighton: “Betty G. Miller & her Neon Work.” In Dyer Arts Center.
6 p.m. Last tour of De’VIA: The Manifesto Comes of Age at the Memorial Art Gallery. Exhibit information. Reduced-price admission!

Friday, February 14

12-1 p.m. ASL Lecture Series: "The World through the Eyes of a De'VIA Artist." Presentation by David Call. In CSD-1300/1310.
4 p.m. Panel of De’VIA Challenge Artists. In Dyer Arts Center.
5-7 p.m. Reception for 20/20, De’VIA Challenge, and Please Touch Exhibitions. In Dyer Arts Center. Free and open to the public!

Saturday, February 15

1-5 p.m. Nancy’s Painting Party. In Dyer Arts Center. Purchase tickets here. $35 for a seat.