JCM Fall 2007 Opening Invitation

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FIRST LOOK
FIRST LOOK, celebrates the publication of the museum’s first collections catalogue of the same title. The exhibition is composed of selections from the 150
objects in the book.

Jason Watson: A Second Look
Jason Watson’s exhibition within an exhibition, A Second Look, presents his multi-media drawings, inspired by photographs from museum’s collection.

First Look exhibition and programs are supported by Fidelity Investments and the National Endowment for the Arts through a Challenge America: Reaching Every Community grant.

The Feminine Mystique
Artists revisit and respond to the findings published in Betty Friedan’s critical feminist text The Feminine Mystique (1963).

This exhibition features works by Gema Alava-Crisostomo, Louise Bourgeois, Aliza Augustine, Shelly Bahl, Sandra Bermúdez, Caroline Burton, Pam Cooper, Mary Beth Edelson, Carson Fox, Nancy Friedemann, Ayakoh Furukawa, Heather Hart, Swati Khurana, Jessica Lagunas, Megan Maloy, Jeanette May, Esperanza Mayobre, Jennifer Mazza, Margaret Murphy, Adrian Piper, Babs Reingold, Justine Reyes, Kara Rooney, Rachael Serbinski, Lorna Simpson, Jennifer Sullivan, Juana Valdes, Alison Weld, Noelle Lorraine Williams, and Meghan Wood.

Duda Penteado: Beauty for Ashes Project
Since 2001, Duda Penteado has been considering the consequences of September 11, 2001 in the face of the increasing globalization developing since the 1980s. Beauty for Ashes Project represents his re-consideration of some of the key elements of this topic, six years later.

Duda Penteado: Beauty for Ashes Project is supported by the Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund.

1 x 1 projects:
Jesse Wright: 1964/1967; Asha Ganpat: Art Vending Machine; Roberta Melzl: Garnish. Frame.

1 x 1 mediaworks:
Delmira Valladares: OK Mica; 1800FRAMES|Take3; Johnathan Calm: Scratching Chance; Carol Pereira: I Can’t Get Enough of You; Sound Station: Melissa Dubbin + Aaron S. Davidson: Sample Sale

Join us from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for
the opening of the new exhibitions
at Jersey City Museum
Thursday, September 20, 2007.

JERSEY CITY MUSEUM
350 Montgomery Street
at the corner of Monmouth Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
T. 201.413.0303
www.jerseycitymuseum.org

MUSEUM HOURS
Wed., Fri. — 11am to 5pm
Thurs. — 11am to 8pm
Sat., Sun. — 12pm to 5pm

Jersey City Museum remains grateful to the City of Jersey City, Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Council President Mariano Vega, Jr. and the Municipal Council for their continuing support.

The museum also receives major funding for its exhibitions and programs from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, JP Morgan Chase, BLDG Management/The Athena Group, Newport, and the Turrell Fund. Additional funding is provided by many other generous corporate, foundation and individual donors, and our museum members.

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