Our Origins Opening Reception Draws a Crowd

We’d like to thank everyone who came out to the opening reception for Our Origins last Thursday!

The event, which included a guided gallery tour from contributing artists Alison Ruttan, Ken Fandell, Alison Carey and Jennifer Ray, had an exceptional turnout, allowing artists, curators, college students and the general public to meet and discuss artistic representations to the age-old question, “Where do we, as humans, come from?”

In case you missed it, here are some photos from the event:

oo_blog1.jpg
Jennifer Ray discusses the inspiration behind her series, Go Deep into the Woods.

oo_blog2.jpg
Alison Carey discusses her series, Organic Remains of a Former World with visitors.

oo_blog3.jpg
After giving a lecture on his video installation, The Most Important Picture Ever, Ken Fandell mingles during the reception.

oo_blog4.jpg
Jennifer Ray fields questions on her work during the opening reception.

oo_blog5.jpg
The crowd snacks and socializes, no doubt making plans to meet up at the next MoCP event.

Miss this event? Visit us for one of these upcoming events at the museum:
• Thursday, September 27 at 5 p.m. when Colleen Plumb and Kelli Connell visit the museum to sign their books, Animals are Outside Today and Double Life.
• Tuesday, October 2 when Our Origins artist Aspen Mays joins Kathryn Schaffer, postdoctoral fellow at the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago, to talk about ways scientists and photographers can team up to help answer questions about the origins of the universe.

One thought on “Our Origins Opening Reception Draws a Crowd

  1. storage facilities

    It isn’t often a writer comes up with such engaging material, but you really exceeded my expectations with this informative article. I agree on many points you have made here.

Comments are closed.