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Featured Artists: Roman Vishniak, JoAnn Verburg and Recreating “The Glass Menagerie”

A German Jewish photographer captures the country’s changing political reality; a painter captures the dormancy of Colorado winters; a renowned theater tackles a somber American classic; and a photographer leads us on a journey of self-discovery.

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Roman Vishniak

Roman Vishniac (1897–1990) created the most widely recognized and reproduced photographic record of Jewish life in Eastern Europe between the two World Wars. This exhibition at the International Center of Photography brings together four decades of work by the extraordinarily versatile and innovative photographer.


The Glass Menagerie

From director John Tiffany and the Tony Award®-winning creative team behind Once comes a spellbinding new production of Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece The Glass Menagerie.

A beautiful play full of poetry & longing, The Glass Menagerie makes a triumphant return to Broadway in an exquisite & groundbreaking new production.


JoAnn Verburg

JoAnn Verburg is an accomplished photographer whose work can be found in museum collections across the country. Her work is large scale, and through varied focus points she places importance on both the foreground and background of her images. Whether it’s a landscape or portrait, her work emphasizes ideas of time, space and perspective.



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