THE ART OF DRAG

THE ART OF DRAG

July 5 – August 25 2024 | A.N. BUSH GALLERY
Special Event: Drag ART Soirée 5:30-7:30pm, July 12

Co-curated by Jessica Rehfield-Griffith and Lead Consultant RiRi Calienté of the House of Calienté

Come one, come all! This house is ready for you to shake it down!!! Join us in Summer 2024 for The Art of Drag!

This exhibition shares the experience of creating and the performance of Drag, with featured interviews and confessionals by drag professionals and performances from the rich drag ecology of the Willamette Valley region and beyond. The two-month exhibition at Salem Art Association shares the art, humor and making that goes into the production of drag with wigs, costumes, informational displays, timelines of drag history and featured performers and organizations that support and celebrate drag across the Willamette Valley Region!

Come learn something you didn’t know about Drag! Featuring performances in the exhibition space on July 25, August 9 and 23 and focused interviews that highlight local drag artists’ individual paths to becoming a drag professional. Join us this summer to learn from many community members who contributed their vision and inspiration to produce this stunning exhibition. Witness the magic of The Art of Drag at Salem Art Association July 5 – August 25 2024!

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