Reading + Exhibition Opening Reception

Quenton Baker: Ballast

Friday, October 5, 2018
7:00 – 9:30 pm

Advanced registration for the Reading + Exhibition Opening Reception has ended. Didn’t get a chance to RSVP? We still want you to celebrate with us! Check in at the Main Entrance starting at 6:45 pm.
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Reading at 7 pm (doors at 6:45)
Reception begins 7:30 pm

The Board of Trustees and Director/CEO Joseph Rosa invite you to a reading by Seattle-based poet Quenton Baker, followed by a reception celebrating the opening of his solo exhibition Ballast. Please join us to get a first look at the exhibition, which uses poetic interventions to examine the 1841 slave revolt aboard the brig Creole as a lens to reflect on the ongoing afterlife of slavery in American society.

Frye Members will receive complimentary drink tickets. Not yet a Member? Join today!

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Please note that your RSVP does not guarantee entrance to the reading due to limited space. Guests will be seated on a first-come-first-served basis. All are welcome to join the reception.


Quenton Baker. Excerpt from Untitled, 2017. Ink on paper. Courtesy of the artist.