A unique Live Art and Music Experience, featuring the musical talents of jazz legend Ms. Marjorie Eliot, and live painting by award-winning visual artist Andrea Arroyo.These two artists have been engaged in a creative collaboration for over three years.
Presented in conjunction with Ms. Arroyo’s exhibition and artist residency at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the first of its kind at the museum. “Boundless-The Women of the Mansion” honors historic and contemporary women of upper Manhattan.
Indoor exhibit on view through August 21st, outdoor exhibit on view through August 4th, 2016.
About the artists:
Marjorie Eliot is a celebrated musician, actress and playwright, she hosts the acclaimed Parlor Jazz concerts every Sunday since 1993, keeping the jazz tradition alive by featuring veteran performers and up and coming musicians, and attracting audiences from all over the world.
Andrea Arroyo is a visual artist with an extensive trajectory. She has received numerous recognitions, including Clinton Global Citizen Award Artist, Outstanding Woman of New York, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century and Official Artist of the Latin Grammys. Ms. Arroyo’s work has been published in numerous journals, including The New Yorker and The New York Times and has been the subject of over 150 features in the international media.
NBC’s Today in New York interview with Andrea Arroyo on 5/28/16
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Sunday, July 31, 2016, 1-2:30pm Performance, reception to follow