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Spring 2021 Virtual Events

*all events are free and open to the public. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date. 



Art History & Crafts: Celebrating Black History Month

The Zuccaire Gallery presents Art History & Crafts a bi-monthly virtual arts and crafts event led by the Zuccaire Gallery's student education team. Each program will include a brief presentation and exploration of an artist’s work, followed by an art-making activity.

Sunday, February 14 at 5pm: Art of Mickalene Thomas & Diva Self-Portrait
Click here for a powerpoint and lesson plan guide

Join the Educational Interns for a fun and interactive zoom art presentation followed by a craft workshop themed around the work of artist Mickalene Thomas. Come prepared to make a Diva Self-Portrait to celebrate loving oneself with body positivity.

Mickalene Thomas, Brawlin' Spitfire Wrestlers, 2007, Hydrocal (painted)



Sunday, February 28 at 5pm: Art of Toyin Ojih Odutola

Join the Zuccaire Gallery interns for an educational presentation and craft about artist Toyin Ojih Odutola this Sunday, February 28 @5pm.  Discover the artists images, techniques and how she represents meaning and identity through her art. Finish by creating a drawing in the style of the artist.  

Materials needed:  

  • Paper copy of a family or friends picture
  • Carbon paper for tracing
  • White drawing paper
  • Black drawing paper
  • White colored pencil
  • Black drawing pencil
  • Glue
  • Scissors 

Register here: 8

Image: Toyin Ojih Odutola, This is How You Were Made; Final Stages from A Countervailing Theory, 2019

Can't make it to the event? A copy of the powerpoint and crafting activity will be made
available on the gallery's Art at Home page after the event. 


art crawl

Virtual Art Crawl

Tuesday,  March 23, 11am-1pm

Join us for a  virtual  campus-wide tour of the art galleries at Stony Brook University,  Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 11am-1pm . Participating Galleries: Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Simons Center, Wang Center and Melville Library.   Check back for a link to join the virtual event. 




Art History & Crafts: Celebrating Women's History Month

Sunday, March 14 at 5pm , topic to be announced

Saturday, March 27 at 7:30pm, topic to be announced




Salon Artist Talk 

Monday, April 12, 1pm

MFA graduate student artists discuss their new work in the exhibition Four: MFA Thesis Exhibition 2021 on view at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery March 22 - April 18, 2021. Check back for a link to join the virtual even t. 



Art History & Crafts: Environmental Awareness Month

Saturday, April 10 at 7:30pm , topic to be announced

Sunday, April 25 at 5pm , topic to be announced