mariel-woody-milkshake

December Artist’s Salon: Separating Art from the Artist

In light of recent events, this month’s artist’s salon on December 21st at 5:30pm in Verge’s main gallery will explore if it is indeed possible to separate the art that is created from the artist who creates it. How does the myth of the artistic genius excuse monstrous behavior? Feel free to bring a snack to share! Wine will be provided. During our discussion, we will reference the two following articles:   https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2017/11/20/art-monstrous-men/   https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/11/10/arts/sexual-harassment-art-hollywood.html

Terra Nullius

CONSTITUTION CAFE

Humanizing Deportation – Stories from the Ground with Robert Irwin, Principle Investigator, Humanizing Deportation Humanizing Deportation/Humanizando la Deportacionis a digital storytelling (participatory community based audiovisual media) project that aims to make visible the range of humanitarian issues that proliferate in our current regime of state sponsored mass human displacement. This collaboration between UC Davis and El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, whose first phase of fieldwork was realized this past summer in Tijuana, has assisted community members in producing a bilingual open access archive of over 40 testimonial audiovisual shorts recounting lived experiences of deportation. These personal stories help audiences Read More

Terra Nullius

CONSTITUTION HAPPY HOUR

What are the rights of immigrants under the Constitution? with UC Davis Law Professor Jack Chin Immigration laws and policies reflect a wide range of social, political and historical norms that inform the meaning of U.S. citizenship as well as restrictions placed on non-citizens.  While constantly evolving, immigration law has entered yet a new era of indeterminacy as the federal government increases aggressive enforcement tactics and obstructs city and state efforts to protect its immigrant residents. Professor Jack Chin will guide a discussion on the constitutional rights of non-citizens, the framework that regulates the admission and removal of non-citizens, and recent struggles in immigrants’ Read More

upcoming events

Artist Walkthrough: Lisa Oxley on Terra Nullius

December 9 and December 10, 2017
20130616074254-Oxley_4

Join artist and Verge resident Lisa Oxley as she navigates the questions and in between spaces that the title of her exhibition Terra Nullius implies, “nobody’s thing” or “nobody’s land.” Attending this program? It’s free! Meet in the main gallery or ask a g

Learn More

CONSTITUTION CAFE

December 10, 2017
Terra Nullius

Humanizing Deportation – Stories from the Ground with Robert Irwin, Principle Investigator, Humanizing Deportation Humanizing Deportation/Humanizando la Deportacionis a digital storytelling (participatory community based audiovisual media) project that aims to make visible the range of humanit

Learn More

CONSTITUTION HAPPY HOUR

December 9, 2017
Terra Nullius

What are the rights of immigrants under the Constitution? with UC Davis Law Professor Jack Chin Immigration laws and policies reflect a wide range of social, political and historical norms that inform the meaning of U.S. citizenship as well as restrictions placed on non-citizens.  While constantly

Learn More

DDSO Holiday Pop-Up

December 1-23, 2017
20915099_10155878824104123_7991401935692417101_n

Verge is teaming up again with DDSO – Developmental Disabilities Service Organization for the holidays! Come get original artworks, pillows, clothes, jewelry and other one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones …or hey, treat yourself! DDSO is one of the most respected nonprofits in the Sac

Learn More