Mound guests and Sisters enjoy the work of visiting artists who showcase their art in the gallery of the Sinsinawa Book & Gift Gallery located near the foyer. Typically, new artists are featured every two months, beginning their show with a traditional gallery opening reception. Guests are welcome to visit the gallery daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. If items are available for purchase, transactions are handled through the Book & Gift Gallery.
January 4, 2017 - January 31, 2017
"Four Seasons, Four Doors"
Featured artist: DarRen Morris
The exhibit will include DarRen's acrylic paintings on canvas as well as other materials. The show is a journey of Morris’ life experiences from as far back as he can remember, from his childhood home to his years in prison.
Copies of “In Warm Blood: Prison and Privilege, Hurt and Heart,” a book Morris coauthored with Judith Gwinn Adrian is available in the Book & Gift Gallery.
Opening reception: January 8, 1:00-3:00
February 3 - March 30, 2017
“A Look Back at Our Future”
The exhibit of international photography of Linda Panetta, photojournalist and human rights activist, focuses on women and children and their strength and survival in times of war and violence. Panetta writes on her website (opticalrealities.org), “My photos are not my own; they are a representation of the oneness of us all. I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to be an active participant in the lives of those who cry out for justice and struggle for peace and the restoration of hope; and I am grateful to be able to share this work with others.”
Opening reception: Friday, February 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
October, 2017 - November, 2017
27th Annual Quilt Exhibit
The show features quilts having a connection to either a Sinsinawa Dominican Sister or a Mound staff person. One unique feature about this exhibit is that every year each quilt is new to the display.