Our cultural and educational programs encourage dialogue and build public trust
We foster exchange, advocacy, and research across cultures and around the world
Our website is an active resource for producing and sharing knowledge

Currently on view

Dec 9, 2021 – Dec 22, 2021
Begins Jul 20, 2020
Jul 13, 2021 – Aug 31, 2021

Current Events
Apr 26, 2021

A conversation about Buddhism and the power of stories in anxious times

Aug 5, 2021 – Aug 31, 2021

A public programming series organized in conjunction with Love and Oblivion

Oct 22, 2020 – Nov 17, 2020

Informal conversations on contemporary aesthetics and democracy during the pandemic

May 20, 2021

A workshop with artists, activists and writers about art, ecology, and the Green New Deal

Oct 8, 2020

A conceptual Black spectacle about the protests, COVID-19, and legacies of race, gender and sexuality


Our values

Our identity as an organization and our projects are shaped by nine values. They guide our continued formation, and hold us accountable to our history and our publics.

Our projects are responsive to social issues and concerns
Our projects enable and perform polycentric conversations
Our projects question power, ethics, and institutionality
Our projects build informal economies and collaborations
Our projects resist classification and make alternatives possible
Our projects rethink display to enable new forms of encounter
Our projects cultivate publics and new modes of engagement
Our projects negotiate local and global borders
Our projects are marked by change, exchange, and self-reflection

Join our efforts

The election and its aftermath have heightened vulnerability and disillusionment about the presence of violence in contemporary life. Slought seeks to change these conditions through the power of dialogue and creative action. Join us in building networks for collaboration and solidarity across our communities.

Our Strategic Plan

Learn how we are renewing our commitment to rethinking social structures

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