Virtual Tour of ‘Shelter in Place’ and Artist Talk with Adam W. McKinney


“Shelter in Place,” at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education, is a collaboration with Asylum Arts and one of three installations commissioned for Sukkot as part of Dwelling in a Time of Plagues.

Dwelling in a Time of Plagues, a collaboration between CANVAS, CANVAS grantees LABA, the Council of American Jewish Museums, Asylum Arts, and others, is a Jewish creative response to real-world plagues of our time.

Adam W. McKinney is a Gay, Black, Native, Jewish artist whose work investigates the impact of history as the persistent pursuit of social justice activism. A former member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, and Milwaukee Ballet Company, he was named one of the most influential African-Americans in Milwaukee, WI by St. Vincent DePaul. More at

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