Scene: “Mediums: Dormant Purpose” exhibit at Gallery 211

Kathy Fellows touched down at the Mediums: Dormant Purpose exhibit at Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival, curated by Kween Moore, Angela Pilgrim and Danielle Scott.

“Dear Newark, you’re beautiful”: Exhibit featuring 350 portraits of Newarkers is now on view

This spring and summer, the team at Gallery Aferro captured portraits of more than a thousand Newarkers in all five wards. Tonight, “Portrait of Newark,” an exhibit featuring 350 of those images, opens at 77 Market Street, part of the 15th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival. Brick City Live editor Andaiye Taylor previewed the exhibit last night. Newark: you’re beautiful.

5 Questions: Lauren Craig on what to expect from this weekend’s Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival

A weekend showcase of art and artists kicked off in Newark on Wednesday and will scale up throughout this weekend. We spoke to Newark Arts’ Lauren Craig about what to expect from this year’s 15th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival.