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Florida Atlantic University Galleries Presents a Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics

October 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

BOCA RATON, FL – The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will debut four online exhibitions that are united by a consideration of current and historic political issues. The collection, titled “University Galleries Presents: A Four Exhibition Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics,” will be on view virtually from Thursday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. 

It is the first exclusively online exhibition experience produced by the University Galleries. Each online presentation will be accessible as an individual link on the University Galleries website at https://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/galleries/ .

Political Pandemonium: Presidential Pop Culture From 2008 Through 2020 is the third iteration in a series of exhibitions featuring popular presidential campaign paraphernalia that reflects and challenges the inequitable tradition of the symbolic presidential candidate, along with the related social issues now roiling the nation.

Why shouldn’t we talk about these things at the table?: A Community Based Conversation with South Florida Artists is an online contemporary art exhibition of 15 artists from diverse backgrounds responding to the current political climate through their work.

Paul Peter Piech: Activist Prints from the 1970s and ‘80s features selected works of Brooklyn- born artist Paul Peter Piech, who spent most of his career in Great Britain.

“I’m Not Bad, I’m Just Drawn That Way” The American Woman in 100 Years of Ephemera The exhibition looks at 100 years of FAU’s Special Collections ephemera, such as postcards and advertisements, to understand how women have been depicted in our country.


October 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am
January 15 @ 5:00 pm