Inspired by artist Brian Tolle’s installation Eureka, paired with the Flushing Remonstrance at Federal Hall, this closing reception and presentation examines the impact of Dutch ideas on American culture and society, and explores the use of art as a vehicle for critical discourse about the past, present and future.
Brian Tolle, contemporary artist and sculptor of notable public works such as the Irish Hunger Memorial, Miss Brooklyn and Miss New York.
Sophie van Doornmalen, Senior Cultural Officer, Shared Cultural Heritage and Dutch Old Masters, Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.
Thomas Ruller, Assistant Commissioner for Archives and New York State Archivist.
Event is free with RSVP! Refreshments provided.
Installation on view through September 8.
Eureka is organized by the National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy, with the artist Brian Tolle; National Park Service; Curator for Visual Arts Bonnie Levinson; Performance Designer Angrette McCloskey; and C24 Gallery. The Flushing Remonstrance presentation is made possible by the New York State Archives and the Archives Partnership Trust.
Major sponsorship for Eureka was provided by American Express.