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Artist-in-Residence: Caron Tabb

April 27 - May 1

Artist Caron Tabb
In-person at Temple Emanuel
April 27 thru May 1, 2022


WE WANT YOU BACK! Join your TE community for a wonderful series of programs from April 27 through May1 as we welcome artist Caron Tabb and her art to Temple Emanuel as our In-person Artist-in-Residence. Together we will experience Caron’s art and learn about how she weaves her Jewish identity and social justice issues together with her artistic practice.

View the catalogue here!

This schedule for Caron’s TE artistic residency is as follows:

Wednesday, April 27 – Exhibit opens

Thursday, April 28:

  • 3-4 pm – View the exhibit and participate in a Gallery Talk with artist Caron Tabb
  • 8-9pm – Opening evening- Rabbi Gardenswartz will be in conversation with Caron discussing her art and the exhibit. Refreshments will be served!

Register for gallery talks here!

Friday, April 29:

  • 6:30-9:30pm Kabbalat Shabbat services, Community dinner and talk with Artist-in-Residence Caron Tabb.     

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Saturday, April 30:

    • 8:30-9:30am – Clergy in Conversation with artist Caron Tabb (via Livestream)
    • 8-9:30pm – Havdalah & Artist Caron Tabb in Conversation with Chaplain Clementina (Tina) Chery, CEO of The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute. Tina’s son is Louis D. Brown who she lost in 1993 in a fatal crossfire shoot-out while on his way to an anti-violence youth meeting in Dorchester. Founder of the Mother’s Day Walk for Peace.

Register for Havdalah Here!

Sunday, May 1:

  • 11-12 noon – Gallery Talk with artist Caron Tabb

Register for gallery talks here!

Sisterhood Museum Exhibit

April 24 – May 1:

  • Be sure to visit the TE Sisterhood Museum exhibit of our congregants’ tzedaka boxes which complements our Artist-in-Residence program with Caron Tabb from April 24-May 1. Tabb weaves her Jewish identity and social justice issues together with her artistic practice.

Mother’s Day Walk for Peace

Sunday, May 8:

    • Our Temple Emanuel community is excited to be walking in person as a team, led by Rabbi Wes Gardenswartz, in this year’s Mother’s Day Walk for Peace! Walk with us as we honor the lives of loved ones who have been murdered and build together for Generation Peace. This walk is for ALL ages from families with kids in strollers to seniors as long as you are comfortable walking!
    • To donate in support of the Temple Emanuel team or to sign up to walk with us, click here. If you are registering as a walker or fundraiser, please indicate that you are a member of the “Temple Emanuel, Newton” team
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Caron was born in apartheid South Africa, raised on a farm in Israel from the age of eight and, have lived in the US for the last twenty years. After years working in the nonprofit world, she turned her focus to art. These key biographical elements and her passion for social justice issues deeply impact her artistic practice. In addition to traditional painting and photography, she incorporates found objects and unconventional materials into her work. Her conceptual mixed-media and instillation pieces address issues of social inequality, racial justice and, feminism as seen through the lens of her deep Jewish identity. When questioning her role as a Jewish, white woman, and a human being today, her goal it is to raise the level of discourse, increase empathy and engage people in difficult conversations about a just and equal society. Her art serves as a voice and a vehicle for conversations about what it means to be an American in this day and age. 

Visit Caron’s website here!

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