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The Prints of Julie Mehretu

On View: October 3, 2009 – November 21, 2009
Saturday, October 3, 2009 from 6:00 pm – 12:00 am

On Saturday, October 3 Highpoint Center for Printmaking hosted a very special evening to celebrate the Grand Opening of Highpoint’s Permanent Home — a beautiful 10,000 sq. ft. art center designed by architect James Dayton, principal and founder of James Dayton Design. This signal event to celebrate Highpoint’s new art center and also to debut Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu — the first-ever comprehensive show of prints produced by the artist thus far in her career. A four-color catalogue written by Siri Engberg, Curator, Walker Art Center and published by Highpoint Editions will accompany the exhibition and is available for purchase:

Images from the Grand Opening Gala, on Flickr:

More information on projects Julie Mehretu has worked on with Highpoint Editions can be found on her Artist page.


In-Kind Donors
and Community Partners:

Special Thanks To:

  • Julie Mehretu
  • The Project
Earlier Event: July 31
Hot Off the Press 2009
Later Event: December 4
Prints on Ice 2009