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Well Versed: Dittmar Memorial Gallery 2024 Community Art Show

Dittmar is a student-run gallery space at Northwestern University.

Dittmar Memorial Gallery was named in recognition of the gift by the late Paul O. Dittmar. The mission of the Gallery is to assist with developing and supporting emerging artists. For 50 years Dittmar Gallery has promoted the careers of young artists on campus and artist across the nation. Dittmar Gallery also supports the mission of Norris University Center providing cultural inclusion with art representing the diversity of the community.

Submissions for Well Versed: the Dittmar Memorial Gallery 2024 Community Show are now OPEN.  

The deadline for submissions is January 28, 2024. The community show will will feature work from Northwestern students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Chicagoland community members.

Well Versed is an invitation to explore the intertwining of art and language through the unique medium of poetry. This art exhibit prompts visual artists in our community to create works inspired by poems that have touched their lives. Invoking reflection on a sweeping range of themes through a wide range of poetic works, each artist is asked to call upon the visceral emotions and experiences that make us human.

The exhibit will include the art pieces created by members of our community coupled with the text of their poetic inspiration. Well Versed is a conversation that invites cross disciplinary fusion between the visual and literary arts to explore the heartbeat of the human experience.

Submission information here:

Deadline: 01.27.2024
Name: Maggie Munday Odom
Address: 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-2348