What Does Legacy Mean To You?

NXTHVN's 2023-2024 Apprentices present their culminating exhibition, Legacy, What Does it Mean to You? to be displayed in the mobile art museum, cARTie, with tour stops throughout the New Haven area. The exhibition includes original pieces created by NXTHVN's High School Apprentices as well as residents from the Hannah Gray Home in Dixwell that focus on the topic of legacy. In partnership, the Arts & Ideas High School Fellowship Program students will host a panel on the topic of legacy during the exhibition opening on June 22, 2024 at NXTHVN.


NXTHVN is a groundbreaking institution that combines the best of arts and entrepreneurship. Through access, education, programming and impact investing, NXTHVN launches the careers of artists and curators and strengthens the livelihood of its local community. Located in the historically African-American Dixwell neighborhood of New Haven, CT, the expansive adapted-reuse campus houses gallery, studio, office, performance and living spaces. Cornerstone programs include a renowned fellowship to educate and accelerate emerging and underrepresented artists, paid arts apprenticeships for local teens and business incubation to nurture cultural and capital value in the neighborhood. Co-founded in 2018 by acclaimed visual artist Titus Kaphar and private equity investor Jason Price—both longtime residents of New Haven—NXTHVN represents a new national arts model for developing an equitable society.

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