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Renowned Photographer John Shearer Visits Open Grounds

Renowned Photographer John Shearer Visits Open Grounds

John Mason, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Corcoran Department of History, and the organizer of The Fralin Museum of Art’s Gordon Parks exhibit brought his class to OpenGrounds last week for a conversation with renowned photographer, John Shearer. Mr. Shearer spoke about his mentor, Gordon Parks, a seminal figure of twentieth century photography. First year students … Continue reading

Ashley Warner Visits OpenGrounds

Ashley Warner Visits OpenGrounds

Hosted by the Women’s Center, author Ashley Warner visited OpenGrounds to read from her newly published memoir “The Year After.” Warner read aloud two excerpts from her memoir, which included an account of her rape at the age of 24 and the events of day-to-day life for survivors of sexual assault. Warner reached out to … Continue reading