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STEP RIGHT UP: Art of the Sideshow

July 16, 2015 - August 29, 2015

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Time: July 16, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location: UCF Visual Arts Building, Art Gallery (140A)
Organized By: UCF

Event Description:
The University of Central Florida Art Gallery is proud to present our newest exhibition “Step Right Up: Art of the Sideshow” opening July 16 from 6-8 pm and will be showing Thursday, July 16, 2015 – Saturday, August 29, 2015 in the UCF Visual Arts Building, Art Gallery (140A).

Special Events

Thursday, July 16; 6-8pm
Opening Reception

Tuesday, August 25; 6-8pm
Screening and discussion of Tod Browning’s 1932 cult classic film Freaks

Wednesday, August 26; 6-8pm
Screening and discussion of the 1996 documentary Sideshow: Alive on the Inside

Thursday, August 27; 6-8pm
Reception with special guest appearance and book-signing by banner painter Johnny Meah, “The Czar of Bizarre”

Saturday, August 29; 4-6pm
Performance by Theatre UCF students

Admission is free and open to the public.
This exhibition features historical carnival sideshow banners from the collection of Howard Marks by artists including Fred Johnson, Snap Wyatt, Jack Sigler, and Johnny Meah; photographs of the fair taken by Reginald Marsh, Marion Post Wolcott, Jack Delano, Russell Lee, and Laine Wyatt; contemporary paintings by Arnold Mesches; and contemporary sculpture by Rigoberto Torres.This exhibition has been curated by Dr. Keri Watson.  For more information visit http://gallery.cah.ucf.edu/.

Details

Start:
July 16, 2015
End:
August 29, 2015
Cost:
Free
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http://gallery.cah.ucf.edu

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Venue

UCF Visual Arts Building
12400 Aquarius Agora Dr. VAB 51
Orlando, FL 32816 United States
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Website:
http://gallery.cah.ucf.edu