Agency, Tolerance, and Imagination

Art and Civic Engagement

This exhibition features prints and photographs from the museum's permanent collection that focus on current political and social issues. Many of these works were acquired as part of the museum's student-selected art acqusition initiative. It features works by contemporary artists: Ken Kitano, John E. Buck, Steve Prince, Manu Brabo, Sue Coe, Toshio Shibata, Yao Lu, Hung Liu, and Lalla Essaydi.

Curated by Jacqueline Amezcua '19


SPECIAL EVENT: Sue Coe's Appropriation of Holocaust Imagery: An Evening of Shared Inquiry


APRIL 3  7-8PM: Room 235, Weiss Center for the Arts.

Please join us for an evening of shared inquiry as we explore artworks by Sue Coe currently on exhibition at The Trout Gallery as they relate to the appropriation of Holocaust imagery in the arts.  An introduction to Coe’s work will be followed by a moderated discussion and contributing faculty will offer disciplinary perspectives on the topic.

Contributing Faculty: Phill Earenfight, Director of The Trout Gallery and Associate Professor of Art and Art History; Andrea Lieber, Professor of Religion and Sophia Ava Asbell Chair in Judaic Studies;  Amy McKiernan Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Director, Ethics Across Campus & the Curriculum; Amy Wlodarski, Associate Professor of Music. 

Co-sponsored by the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life and The Trout Gallery