• Would your community like to curate a film screening at Visual Studies Workshop?  Join us for a brief information session on our Community Curator program to learn more.
    Thursday September 26th, 12:30-1:30
    Thursday October 17th, 12:30-1:30
    The Community Curator program invites representatives from community groups in the Rochester region to curate film screenings using VSW’s collection of over 9,000 film and video titles. Participants in the program work with the Curator of Moving Image Collections to research and select a full program of films that speak to the interests of the group, while opening a broader dialogue with the Rochester community.
    Attendance is free, but registration is required.
    To register: email taranelson@vsw.org or call 585-442-8676 at least 3 days before the session.
    To Be Eligible:
    Community groups in the Rochester region with an established history of activity involving social justice, civil rights, racial equality, media literacy, international education, nonviolent political protest, religious tolerance and LGBTQ rights are invited to participate in the Community Curator program. Community Curators receive a stipend for participating. Some restrictions may apply.

    If you are unable to attend the upcoming info sessions, download the form below and email your completed application to taranelson@vsw.org:

    The Community Curator Program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by the National Endowment for the Arts ART WORKS program.