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The Institute of the Arts and Sciences Galleries will be closed June 7 and 8 for a private event.

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Current Exhibition

Sadie Barnette: Family Business

March 10-October 15, 2023


Current Exhibition

Carolina Caycedo and David de Rozas: The Blessings of the Mystery

May 5-September 3, 2023


Current Screening Series

Over History

May 5-June 18, 2023

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The Institute of the Arts and Sciences catalyzes the power of the arts to explore the ethical and aesthetic dimensions of the critical issues of our times.

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