Reception: Arte del Corazón Opening Ceremonies

It has been a busy time for the Dyer Arts Center, especially with the opening of Arte del Corazón! Thank you to everyone who attended the opening ceremonies on September 15th and 16th. We are so honored to have been a part of this momentous event and to have partnered with NTID’s Latin American Deaf…

Exhibition: President’s Hall New Acquisitions

Did you miss Ann Silver’s show last spring and want to see her art? Do you want to be the first to see never-before-exhibited works? Wait no longer! Come see the Dyer Art Center’s newest acquisitions from 2016 and 2017 in the President’s Hall! If you are a frequent visitor, some of the pieces should…

Exhibition: Arte del Corazón

The Dyer Arts Center is excited to announce the opening of Arte del Corazón, our first exhibition of the Latinx Deaf Art Movement. This movement focuses on Latinx Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard-of-Hearing, and Late-Deafened artists, and over 50 such artists have submitted 200 of their works for this exhibition. You better get started looking at…

Meet Our Newest Team Members!

Every time I return to the Dyer Arts Center after break, something is new! Not only has our storage area been cleaned and everything moved around so I don’t know where to find scissors or painter’s tape, we also have some new team members! I am so excited to introduce Dyer’s newest workers, and because…

The Daily Life of a Gallery Assistant

An interview with Kali Doubledee and Heather Barczynski (Left to Right: Kali Doubledee and Heather Barczynski) • What is your favorite part of working at the Dyer Arts Center?  Kali: Giving tours, especially for kids; giving tours for adults and children are completely different. I love the kids’ curiosity and amazement at learning something new….

Over the Moon to Meet Silver Moon!

Last week Silver Moon Brand artists Ann Silver and Jim Van Manen visited the Dyer Arts Center! Ann is the grandmother I always wish I had; she is one of the sweetest people I have ever met.  She introduced herself with a hug and told the best stories. If you attended last Thursday’s Silver Moon…

1,000 Likes Milestone!

Dyer Arts Center team is thrilled to announce that we have reached the 1,000 Likes milestone on Facebook! With this great news, we celebrated by giving away free cupcakes from Get Caked Bakery on Friday, March 31! A wonderful number of people showed up to get their cupcakes, and they stayed to look at Ann Silver’s exhibit. …

New Acquisitions to our Collection

“A finished museum is a dead museum, and a dead museum is a useless museum,” wrote Smithsonian scholar, Dr. George Brown Goode. The Dyer Arts Center continues to grow and expand our permanent collection to benefit the public (which is you)! This year we have already acquired four new pieces from a diverse selection of…

The Deaf Living Room Adventure

As most of you probably know, especially you college students who move dorm rooms and apartments regularly, interior decorating is hard. Perhaps the most difficult part is procuring furniture. However, three years of college, three dorm rooms, and an apartment did not prepare me for the Deaf Living Room Adventure. Part one of my story…

Event: Wine and Painting Party

Last Friday, Jennifer Geller taught an amazing class on painting!  We sipped our wine, snacked on hors d’oeuvres, and attempted at painting. Our event was sold out, and we were so happy to see everyone who attended.  In addition, we want to recognize and thank Jennifer for her wonderful energy and patience with us as a…

Exhibition: Shakespeare in American Deaf History

Shakespeare in American Deaf History exhibit will celebrate the unique contributions the Deaf community have made to Shakespearean theatre. This traveling exhibit from Gallaudet University will include informational panels, ephemera, photos, translations of Shakespeare’s works in American Sign Language (ASL), and an interactive online game. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to show Gallaudet University’s traveling…