Pauline Benton and the Red Gate
Pauline Benton’s Red Gate Theater was the first professional company to present Chinese shadow theater to American audiences. Curated by Stephen Kaplin and Chinese Theatre Works, the exhibition features a selection from the hundreds of rare Chinese shadow figures that Benton collected or commissioned on her frequent trips to China in the 1930’s, her touring shadow stage, as well as materials from the Red Gate archives.
Opening Reception: FRI, FEB 3, 5-7 PM
Gallery Dates: FRI, FEB 3 – SUN, FEB 26
Gallery Hours: SAT & SUN, 12-5 PM
$5 Suggested Donation/FREE for Members & Students