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A new exhibit at ArtRage Gallery brings the current photography of Shane Lavalette into the same room as historic photography from Marjory W. Wilkins. Both of them photographing Syracuse, in the area where Interstate 81 now stands, but at different times.

Scott Willis

The influence of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City 50 years ago can be seen in the oversized portraits on display at Syracuse’s ArtRage Gallery.  Community engagement organizer Kimberley McCoy says the subjects of Hudson Valley artist Joe Radoccia weren’t necessarily at the riot or even alive at the time…

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The Syracuse Peace Council is bringing a renowned speaker to ArtRage gallery Monday night who has spent more than 30 years campaigning for the global abolishment of nuclear weapons. Dr. Ira Helfand’s experience includes working at two Nobel Peace Prize winning organizations.  Monday evening, he’ll discuss what can be done to eliminate the ever-looming threat of nuclear warfare with countries such as North Korea and Russia.

After Ten Years, Syracuse's ArtRage Gallery is Still Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Oct 4, 2018
Scott Willis/WAER News

It’s been ten years since the ArtRage Gallery on Hawley Avenue opened its doors, mounting exhibitions of progressive art that promote social awareness and maybe inspire resistance and change.  They held an anniversary gala Wednesday evening.

Scott Willis / WAER News

A new exhibit at the ArtRage gallery in Syracuse features an Auburn man’s unique collection of ordinary household artifacts that forces people to confront racist stereotypes and distortions of African Americans.  William Berry, Jr. started collecting the racist memorabilia more than 40 years ago.  With help from traveling friends, his collection includes artifacts from all over the world.   Berry says the theme is the same...African Americans were seen and portrayed in a negative light.  

Syracuse Art Exhibit Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights March

Feb 6, 2015
Sarah Brechbill

The Art Rage Gallery opens a new exhibit on Feb. 7 that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights marches and showcases powerful photographs from the 1965 Selma March.

"Selma to Montgomery, March at 50" is a two-month long exhibit that features panels and performances as well as pictures from Matt Herron, a Civil Rights photographer.  Herron covered the Civil Rights Movement for several magazines including Life, Newsweek and Time.  Art Rage community organizer Kimberly McCoy said Herron was devoted to documenting the protests, even if that meant putting himself in some risky situations.