John Jay College - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for John Jay College. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “Ode to the Sea: Art from Guantánamo Bay” Exhibition

    “Ode to the Sea: Art from Guantánamo Bay” Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2017-09-20 - 2017-11-17

    Curated by Erin Thompson, Charles Shields, and Paige Laino Detainees at the United States military prison camp known as Guantánamo Bay have made art from the time they arrived, at first clandestinely...More »

  • poster for “Xanadu: Land of Enchantment” Exhibition

    “Xanadu: Land of Enchantment” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2017-03-20 - 2017-04-02

    This show explores the world of imagination residing in the playfulness of imagery as it pertains to dreams. Legends, myths, and children’s fantasies as seen in Elysiac imagery rendered with seeming innocence...More »

  • poster for “Murder, She Said” Exhibition

    “Murder, She Said” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-11-15 - 2017-01-13

    This exhibition will explore why murder is so often a source of fascination—frequently inflected by irony and wry humor—in the visual arts today. Why are we fascinated with murder? Our bookstores, TV screens,...More »

  • poster for “Woman: Mother, Daughter, Wife, Friend…” Exhibition

    “Woman: Mother, Daughter, Wife, Friend…” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-09-15 - 2016-11-04

    This exhibition celebrates women and their varied roles as seen in the works of global artists. From the beginning of time and seen in mother religions, and different ethnic mythologies woman was sought...More »

  • poster for “Collateral Damage” Exhibition

    “Collateral Damage” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-09-08 - 2016-10-21

    This exhibition examines issues rampant violence during WWII, the Vietnam War, the rise of the Khmer Rouge and other conflicts where innocent non-combatants were affected. While these conflicts impacted...More »

  • poster for “Basta!” Exhibition

    “Basta!” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Video installation
    • 2016-05-05 - 2016-07-15

    In a time when we are shocked by images of worldwide atrocities, we should ask where does the horror of the spectacle stop. For many artists, the challenging dilemma is how do they present brutality in...More »

  • poster for “Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate” Exhibition

    “Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-02-24 - 2016-04-08

    Co-curated by Thalia Vrachopoulos and Katie Knight Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate showcases the diverse work of 30 artists who have transformed thousands of anti-Semitic and racist books into...More »

  • poster for “The Missing: Rebuilding the Past” Exhibition

    “The Missing: Rebuilding the Past” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-12-09 - 2016-02-05

    Curated by Profs. Erin Thompson and Thalia Vrachopoulos at Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (City University of New York), enter at 860 11th Avenue. The Islamic...More »

  • poster for “Cautionary Tales: Old Visions Through New Eyes” Exhibition

    “Cautionary Tales: Old Visions Through New Eyes” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2015-11-11 - 2016-01-22

    Drawn from common culture and rooted in our deepest memories, stories from childhood hold special power over personal and collective consciousness. Iconic representations of characters from these tales...More »

  • poster for “Pinned Stitched and Glitzed: Challenging Gender Stereotypes” Exhibition

    “Pinned Stitched and Glitzed: Challenging Gender Stereotypes” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Crafts
    • 2015-09-09 - 2015-11-13

    Unlike sexuality that comes from within the individual, gender role is formed through parental, peer, school and social influences. Many of our early views of life come from the first teachers we encounter....More »

  • poster for “Of Human Bondage” Exhibition

    “Of Human Bondage” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2015-02-17 - 2015-04-03

    JOHN JAY COLLEGE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK’S, ANDREW AND ANYA SHIVA GALLERY proudly presents Of Human Bondage. The title of this show is inspired by W. Somerset Maugham’s 1915 novel much of which...More »

  • poster for “Assenting Voices: Agitprop Artfrom North Korea” Exhibition

    “Assenting Voices: Agitprop Artfrom North Korea” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Installation
    • 2014-11-12 - 2015-01-23

    Assenting Voices: Agitprop Artfrom North Korea is of seminal importance being one of a few exhibitions of its kind in the west to show formerly inaccessible North Korean art. The paintings and posters...More »

  • Alexandre Dang “Dancing Solar Flowers”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-10-15 - 2014-11-23

    John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, NYC proudly presents Dancing Solar Flowers an exhibition of Alexandre Dang’s ongoing environmental installation as part of John...More »

  • poster for “Recontextualizing the Found” Exhibition

    “Recontextualizing the Found” Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-01-27 - 2014-03-25

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