https://www.pem.org/events/college-night-artist-spotlight-on-gabriel-sosa Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970
Location: Main Atrium
September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. We are honored to feature and support the work of Hispanic/Latinx artists in our community.
Step into a world where art, culture and creativity collide in an evening designed for college-age students and young creatives at PEM. This event will spotlight Cuban-American artist Gabriel Sosa. Ignite your senses with a spoken word performance and music from DJ Luna del Flor. Plus, enjoy free food and a cash bar with signature drinks.
This event is an opportunity to forge connections with fellow attendees who share your passion for art, culture and creativity. PEM invites you to build a community together through meaningful conversations with artists, peers and art enthusiasts alike.
The museum galleries will be closed for the evening, but After Hope: Videos of Resistance will be open for viewing.
6:00 pm | Doors open | DJ, cash bar and light bites
6:45 pm | Artist Talk: Gabriel Sosa
Join us as we delve into the captivating world of contemporary art and language with Gabriel Sosa. Sosa works primarily with the ambitigies and shortcomings inherent in language. Through a multidisciplinary and research-based art practice that encompasses drawing, public art, video and social engagement, he explores the nuanced roles that words play in various social, cultural and legal contexts, inviting us to reconsider how we perceive what surrounds us.
7:30–9:00 pm | DJ, cash bar and light bites