Events

2/23/2021
Written and directed by Dr. Michelle L. Farrell, this Javier Labrador Deulofeu film captures the excitement of Archives of Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists, an exhibition of the work of Abel Barroso Arancibia, Luis Camejo Vento, Roberto Diago Durruthy, Manuel Mendive Hoyo and Mabel Poblet Pujol at the Fairfield University Art Museum which opened in January 2020.
1/27/2021
Guest Host: curator Kate Stern, gallerist Bryant Toth, artist Hector Frank and Steven Certilman discuss Cuban contemporary art in this Zoom program beginning at 4 pm ET. Zoom code 7529564029.
4/07/2020
This lecture, The Art of Black Mobilization: Afro-Latin American Artists, History and Racial Justice, was delivered by Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University on April 2, 2020. It was presented by video due to the necessities of the moment. Part of the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation
1/24/2020 to 5/16/2020
Archives of Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists. Featuring recent and key past works by internationally renowned artists, this exhibit explores the many mythologies of liberation and fulfillment promised by modern life as well as the peculiar challenges they represent for island Cubans who must navigate Cuba’s contradictory system of combining capitalism with Communist rule since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Through sculpture, painting, photography and mixed media, artists Roberto Diago, Manuel Mendive, Eduardo (“Choco”) Roca, Abel Barroso, Mabel Poblet and Luis Camejo interrogate the ways that consumerism, migration, patriarchy and the legacies of slavery shape the definitions and differential experiences of freedom that twenty-first-century technology affords all of us. Yet these works anchor the viewer in deeply Cuban locations of consciousness, revealing how austerity and sacrifice, self-reliance and dependence, fear and valor, joy and anguish reflect central principles of su
4/12/2019 to 5/12/2019
We are pleased to be attending the XIII Bienal. This is a link to the program.
9/08/2017 to 6/01/2018
Havana and Mobile share a common history of economic and cultural exchange and their historic Sister City relationship was the first twinning of American and Cuban cities. Developed in partnership with over 30 cultural, social, civic, and educational community partners, Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative Back to Havana explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.
4/29/2016 to 6/04/2016
Please enjoy our virtual catalog

Two Steps Forward - Westport Arts Center, Westport CT April, 2016

4/29/2016 to 6/04/2016
Please join us for our latest showing!! The opening is April 29th and is open to everyone.
Congratulations to our dear friend, Hector Frank. His wonderful piece hangs over the sofa!
3/20/2016 to 3/20/2016
Cuban Jazz Night with HABANA SAX! Come celebrate the best of CUBA before the concert, starting at 7:15pm in the lobby with a wine tasting courtesy of Palm Bay International, Cuban art exhibit featuring Ibrahim Miranda, courtesy of Discoveries in Art LLC/Terri and Steven Certilman, Salsa Dancing with Latin Moves Dance Studio and Mojitos at the bar! Feel like you just stepped on to the streets of Cuba by wearing a virtual reality headset and immerse yourself in 7 minute Cuban dance film by Director Lucy Walker. http://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/events/habana-sax/

Made in Cuba!

10/17/2015 to 11/21/2015
Made in Cuba!, at the Santa Monica Art Studios, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica Airport, 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA Discoveries in Art is pleased to have contributed works to this special event.
8/15/2015 to 8/15/2015
At the Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT. For more information, click here.
4/24/2014 to 6/01/2014
Cuban Contemporary art from the WebGallery of Discoveries in Art
 
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