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To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade exhibit

To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade

Curated by Maurie D. McInnis, president of Stony Brook University, To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade examines the American slave trade before the Civil War through the works of British artist Eyre Crowe (1824–1910).

To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave TradeCurated by Maurie D. McInnis, president of Stony Brook University, To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade examines the American slave trade before the Civil War through the works of British artist Eyre Crowe (1824–1910).... Learn More
Our Stories Carried Us Here exhibit

Our Stories Carried Us Here

The exhibition brings forward complex and challenging issues of race, religion, class, racial profiling, education inequality, systematic displacement and discrimination, mental health, disability, activism, and more to reclaim a narrative that has so often been shaped by hate, fear, and xenophobia.

Our Stories Carried Us HereThe exhibition brings forward complex and challenging issues of race, religion, class, racial profiling, education inequality, systematic displacement and discrimination, mental health, disability, activism, and more to reclaim a narrative that has so often been shaped by hate, fear, and xenophobia.... Learn More
Again by Seongmin Ahn exhibit

Again by Seongmin Ahn

Again is a typographical mural by Brooklyn-based artist Seongmin Ahn, expressing her manifesto of overcoming the global COVID-19 pandemic. The mural is a cross-cultural exchange and community bonds, and it incorporates both Eastern and Western styles, motifs, ornaments, and symbols.

Again by Seongmin AhnAgain is a typographical mural by Brooklyn-based artist Seongmin Ahn, expressing her manifesto of overcoming the global COVID-19 pandemic. The mural is a cross-cultural exchange and community bonds, and it incorporates both Eastern and Western styles, motifs, ornaments, and symbols.... Learn More
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Simplicity Over Complexity

Brooklyn-based Korean American artist Jongil Ma revives the Charles B. Wang Center's outdoor garden with architecturally woven sculptures, using varying lengths and types of thin wooden strips, both in their raw state and dyed in color.

Simplicity Over ComplexityBrooklyn-based Korean American artist Jongil Ma revives the Charles B. Wang Center's outdoor garden with architecturally woven sculptures, using varying lengths and types of thin wooden strips, both in their raw state and dyed in color.... Learn More
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Zen Rock Garden

Located on the first floor, in between the meeting rooms 101 and 102 at the Charles B. Wang Center, this Japanese rock garden (枯山水 karesansui) was created by Gerard Senese and his wife Hiroko Uraga-Senese as a tribute to the appreciation of Japanese culture.

Zen Rock GardenLocated on the first floor, in between the meeting rooms 101 and 102 at the Charles B. Wang Center, this Japanese rock garden (枯山水 karesansui) was created by Gerard Senese and his wife Hiroko Uraga-Senese as a tribute to the appreciation of Japanese culture.... Learn More
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The Studio: Through a Surrealistic Lens

White, flat, dreamlike spaces, serving as thresholds between the inner, subjective self and the external, physical world, were a subject that fascinated the South Korea-based project group GREEM (a name that literally translates to “picture” in Korean).

The Studio: Through a Surrealistic LensWhite, flat, dreamlike spaces, serving as thresholds between the inner, subjective self and the external, physical world, were a subject that fascinated the South Korea-based project group GREEM (a name that literally translates to “picture” in Korean).... Learn More

Persian Tea Ceremony | How to Brew & Serve

By Azita Houshiar

Tea is a ubiquitous drink in Iran. Whether in a stall in the bazaar, an office kitchen, a pit stop on the road, or in the sanctity of one’s home, there’s always a kettle or samovar gently boiling and bubbling and dreamily humming—there’s always a pot of tea either being made or a cup of tea being sipped.

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Charles B. Wang Center

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Stony Brook, NY 11794-4040

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