CURRENT EVENT

Artist Afternoons

15 September 2021 6pm - 6 October 2021 7pm

Please join us for Artist Afternoons at Mercer Union on September 15, 22, 29, and October 6 from 6 – 7 PM. Through the end of our current exhibition, we invite artists and our community to come and meet one another at Mercer Union’s patio after hours on Wednesdays. Hang out and reconnect with friends […]

CURRENT EXHIBITION

SPACE: Shellie Zhang | A day passes like a year: Ode to Autumn

22 September 2021 - 14 December 2021

Mercer Union’s SPACE billboard commission has invited artist Shellie Zhang for its 2021-22 season for a yearlong series titled, A day passes like a year. Known for her highly composed still life works that assemble objects of pop iconography, cultural construction, and diasporic memory, Zhang’s photographs offer vibrant gestures of reclamation, humor, and dissidence. In […]

A minaret peeks out of the bottom left corner of the frame sheltered by thin branches of a taller, towering tree. Shot from the perspective of one looking up at the sky.

CURRENT EXHIBITION

Erdem Taşdelen: A Minaret for the General’s Wife

21 November 2020 - 9 October 2021

The starting point for Erdem Taşdelen’s commissioned work is a little-known architectural oddity located in the Lithuanian city of Kėdainiai, approximately 120 km from the capital Vilnius. Built in 1880 and restored in 2007, this structure is a freestanding Ottoman-style minaret that peculiarly has no mosque below or attached to it, and currently sits in […]