2017-18 Exhibition Season
As part of the annual Holidays at the Grand programming, a special exhibition of works by artists featured in Art Co-Opted (our curated cooperative
in the South Gallery) are presented across the galleries. Over 30 artists, designers and lenders offer a diverse selection of functional, decorative
and fine quality works at very reasonable prices. Many of these handmade, one-of-kind items are only available for a limited time during this show.
Consider unique gifts for your friends and family, or build your own collection this holiday season!
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Memoirs from the 6th Great Extinction features a body of work referencing the endangerment and loss of species and habitats.
Through romanticized portraits, she explores nature and the human condition. Her surreal paintings are equally beautiful, mysterious, odd and funny,
while incorporating both classical techniques and contemporary adornments.
Kim Scott is a celebrated visual artist and arts educator from Sacramento, California. She has exhibited professionally and internationally for over 30 years.
Her work resides in several public and private collections including the Crocker Art Museum, The Burkhart Collection, The Center for Cellular and Molecular Study and The Billy Shire Collection. Ms. Scott’s diverse experience as an educator includes the California Prison System, Short Center North,
American River Community College and The College of Art in New Delhi, India.
The 10th Anniversary 2016-17 Season closed with a blockbuster event! This exclusive exhibition featured a unique display of art and objects that illustrated the 100+ year history, allure and creative process of stop motion animation. Vivid Increments presented production art, posters, puppets, props, toys and video exploring the genre including King Kong (1933), The Black Scorpion (1957), Jack the Giant Killer (1962), Planet of Dinosaurs (1977), “Gumby” (1980-90’s), Mars Attacks (1996), James and the Giant Peach (1996), ParaNorman (2012) and Kubo and the Two Strings (2016).
with appearances by experts from the field of stop motion animation. We were honored to host Stephen C. Wathen, serving as our summer Artist-In-Residence to the programming. The exhibition was Co-Curated by Dennis Lancaster (Creative Director at Intermission Productions) & William Wilson (Cultural Arts Manager at the Grand) in recognition of those working in this incredible media, from the early pioneers such as Dawley, O'Brien, Pal & Harryhausen,
to the contemporary animation studios of Aardman, Clokey & Laika.
Meet-n-Greet with Dennis Lancaster, Stephen C. Wathen & William Wilson
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with Stephen C. Wathen
The Ghost of Slumber Mountain (1918) and Along the Moonbeam Trail (1921)
with Jim Aupperle, Steven Austin, Sylvia Czerkas, Ernest Farino, Greg Kulon, Stephen C. Wathen
moderated by Mark Wolf
with Steven Austin, Sylvia Czerkas, Ernest Farino & Mark Wolf
Saturday, July 15th
hosted by Jim Aupperle & Stephen C. Wathen
with Jim Aupperle & Stephen C. Wathen
Rotating displays in the Co-Op run concurrent with feature exhibitions. Art Co-Opted is presented as the featured exhibition in November and December annually as part of the seasonal Holidays at the Grand programming.
Artists, designers, collectors & gallerists interested in participanting in the Co-Op can find more information about on-going exhibition opportunities here.
- Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
- +1 hour prior to select ticketed Presenting Program events in the theatres.
- The Galleries are closed in between exhibitions and during the month of August.
- Please note the Galleries are closed November 23rd – 26th for the Thanksgiving holiday.