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September 2013

Projeto Morrinho: Official Opening

September 18, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Fountain at Cooperman Plaza (between the Library and the Science Building), Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States

Participate in the official opening of the first US installation of Projeto Morrinho. Meet the artists and celebrate with Brazilian delicacies, samba, dancing, and friends.

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November 2013

VITALITY: The Arts of Brazil

November 1, 2013 - June 27, 2014
Rosenthal Library, Queens College
Flushing, NY United States

From Pre-Columbian Cultures to Contemporary Expressions: Resources for Study in the Queens College Libraries

Culling books, periodicals, pamphlets, images, electronic resources, and media available at the Queens College libraries, this exhibition explores the cultural arts of the largest country in South America.

Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, open Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 11 PM, Friday 7:30 AM - 5 PM, Saturday and Sunday 8 AM - 5 PM; check schedule for holidays.

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April 2014

Brazil: Night & Day – Photographs by Andrew Prokos

April 3, 2014 - April 25, 2014
Banco do Brasil, 11 West 42nd Street
New York, NY United States
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Award-winning photographs of Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia created by noted architectural and fine art photographer Andrew Prokos are set to be exhibited at Banco do Brasil in New York.

The exhibition is on display April 3-25, 2014 at Banco do Brasil, 11 W. 42nd St., New York, NY. The branch is open Monday through Friday 9am - 6pm.

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Os Sertões: The Land, The Man, The Fight

April 7, 2014 - June 27, 2014
Queens College Art Center, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States

Featuring contemporary artists working with concepts of politics, war and the human condition inspired by the structure of Os Sertões by the Brazilian author Euclides da Cunha.

Open 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

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Reception: Os Sertões: The Land, The Man, The Fight

April 10, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Queens College Art Center, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States

More information about the exhibit is here.

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Abdias Nascimento: Artist, Activist, Author

April 28, 2014 - June 21, 2014
Godwin-Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper Hall, Queens College | 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367 United States

This exhibition celebrates the pivotal contributions of Abdias Nascimento, a major political and artistic figure in Brazil and the African diaspora and a founder of Brazil's Black Movement. On view are forty artworks revolving around the theme of orixas, or mediators between heaven and earth in the possession and trance-based religion known as Candomblé. Throughout the exhibition, public programs with expert speakers will discuss and situate Nascimento's work in broader contexts

Open Monday - Thursday, 11 am - 7 pm, Saturday 11 am - 5 pm. Closed during College recesses and holidays.

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Abdias Nascimento and Candomblé, Santería and Afro-Latino Politics in the Americas

April 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper Hall, Queens College | 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367 United States

Opening reception for the Abdias Nascimento exhibition.

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Reception: Abdias Nascimento: Artist, Activist, Author

April 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper Hall, Queens College | 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367 United States

Opening reception for the Abdias Nascimento exhibition.

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May 2014

Flushing’s Role in the Atlantic Trade in People and Agricultural Commodities

May 7, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367 United States

James Moore (Anthropology, Queens College) will be the speaker for this lecture, held in conjunction with the Abdias Nascimento exhibit.

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Styling at the Afro Spot

May 13, 2014 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Godwin-Ternbach Museum, 405 Klapper Hall, Queens College | 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367 United States

Black Gods, Black Aesthetics

Christopher Winks (Comparative Literature, Queens College) will be the speaker for this lecture, held in conjunction with the Abdias Nascimento exhibit.

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