Exhibit opens with a party

MANCHESTER-  Southern Vermont Arts Center announced that Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, renowned photographer and documentary filmmaker, will be exhibiting from Thursday, May 3, through Sunday, June 24.
“Identity: The Women’s List Portraits” opens on Thursday, May 3, with a reception that includes a live DJ from 5 to 7 pm.
Greenfield-Sanders is a celebrated photographer whose portraits can be found in major museum permanent collections, including the Museum of Modern Art and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.  The show is a curation of compelling large-format photographs featuring a cross-section of artists, actresses, major cultural figures, and groundbreaking women.  The portraits call attention to cultural progress as exemplified by these women who have overcome obstacles to achieve success is disparate walks of life.
Screenings of Greenfield-Sanders’ celebrated documentaries will accompany the portrait exhibit.  “The Women’s List,” produced as part of the PBS “American Masters” series, highlights 15 women who have shaped contemporary culture.  The first of three screenings will take place on Friday, May 4, at 7 pm. A panel discussion hosted by producer Tommy Walker and prize-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, and author Sandra Guzman will follow the screening.
On Friday, May 11 and May 18, there will be a screening of Greenfield-Sanders’ HBO films “The Out List” and “The Black List.” This series of documentaries offers a refreshing and deeply engaging look into race, gender, class, sexuality, and ethnicity in America.
The exhibit, opening reception, and screenings are all free and open to the public. For more information contact Sam Melton at (802) 367-1314 or email smelton@svac.org.

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