The Gadsden Museum of Art June exhibitions will open on June 3

The Gadsden Museum of Art will host an opening reception on June 3 for its featured June exhibitions, alongside a performance of “Synchronized Swimmers” by Jenny Fine, an exhibit at the museum since early May.

The reception will be offering refreshments during the first Friday in Gadsden town center from 5.00pm until 8.00pm.

“Synchronized Swimmers” is an exhibition by Enterprise Native Fine, a visual artist and teacher. This multimedia and photographic art scene shows the “juxtapositions” of still image versus motion from Florida Gulf Coast research and imagery.

A piece featured in Kara Clay's

Kara Lyn Clay’s “Edge of the Woods” will also continue to premiere in June. Clay, a graduate of Jacksonville State University in Rockmart, Georgia. This exhibit is said to feature a wide variety of wildlife found in the southeastern United States, especially those on endangered species lists, in a watercolor medium.

A photograph of "find faith" by Jerimiah Smith.

The first new exhibition in June is “Finding Faith” by Jerimiah Smith. It is the culmination of a two-year multimedia project that is said to be “an exploration not only of faith in God, but also of faith in humanity”. The project includes original photos, letters, audio recordings and video vignettes.

A play by William Canty "Without Sanctuary."

The second new exhibition in June is “Without Sanctuary” by William Canty, which includes photos that were published in the book of the same name.

This exhibit is “a commentary on blind rulers and false teachers and the struggle between the wicked and the righteous”, focusing primarily on “the terrorism unleashed upon the African-American community” during the Jim Crow and lynchings.

William E. Bennett