Smooth white glass with Polaroid photos burned in a guided pattern.

Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Samples, 2021, fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware, with flowers courtesy of the artist and DOCUMENT Gallery

Opening Reception — Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Forum Gallery

Celebrate the opening of the new exhibition, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, the 85th installment in the museum’s Forum Series.

Join artist Sara Greenberger Rafferty and Dan Leers, Carnegie Museum of Art's Curator of Photography, at 6:00 p.m. for an artist talk and gallery walk-through of this new show. Rafferty will share the inspiration, research, and processes that informed her new work throughout the exhibition. This event is free with museum admission.

About the Artist

Sara Greenberger Rafferty (b. 1978 in Evanston, IL, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Photography at Pratt Institute. She received a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts. Since 2001, Rafferty has shown widely including solo exhibitions at MoMA PS1, New York; The Kitchen, New York; Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Massachusetts; and a commissioned sculpture for the Public Art Fund. Gloves Off, the first traveling survey of her work with a fully illustrated catalogue published by SUNY Press, completed a three-venue tour at the end of 2017. Rafferty’s work has also been included in the Whitney and Hammer Biennials and is in the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery among many others.

About the Forum Series

Carnegie Museum of Art's Forum series is a dynamic program of exhibitions by some of today’s most innovative contemporary artists. Initiated in 1990, the series has presented more than 80 exhibitions, including museum debuts for many artists who have gone on to achieve international renown.