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Displacement Barge Prototype at Burchfield Penney Contemporary Art Center

What is art for? What are museums for? How can the arts benefit more people? A collective of artists, curators, and educators have formed the Trans Empire Canal Corporation (TECCorp) to explore a desire to radically rearrange the idea of what a museum is and how it functions.

Artists Weigh in as Curators of the Barge Project

Want to see some artists sweat? Metaphorically, anyway. Drop in to one of the public curatorial sessions at the Burchfield Penney when the artists of the barge project select or reject works other artists have submitted for inclusion in the barge model in the gallery and the actual barge slated to travel the canal and Hudson River to New York next summer.

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