Spring 2016 Public Programs at the Guggenheim Museum



Artist Panels
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
In a series of panels, the artists featured in Photo-Poetics discuss their exhibited work and participate in a group conversation addressing themes related to photographic practices today, including issues of identity, representation, reproduction, and the circulation of images in contemporary visual culture. These discussions are part of the Elaine Terner Cooper Education Fund Conversations with Contemporary Artists series.

January 27: Lisa Oppenheim and Sara VanDerBeek

February 24: Elad Lassry, Erin Shirreff, and Kathrin Sonntag

March 9: Claudia Angelmaier, Erica Baum, and Moyra Davey

$15, $10 members, $5 other museum staff, free for students with RSVP, and includes an exhibition viewing and reception. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/cca.

   

   

PETER FISCHLI DAVID WEISS: HOW TO WORK BETTER PROGRAMS


Film Screenings: The Least Resistance and The Right Way
Fridays–Wednesdays, February 5–April 20, 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2 pm, 3:30 pm
Two films follow Rat and Bear, the iconic alter egos of Peter Fischli and David Weiss, as they set out to strike it rich in the Los Angeles art world (The Least Resistance, 1980–81, 29 min.) and wander aimlessly through a bucolic mountainside landscape (The Right Way, 1983, 55 min.).

Free with museum admission. Screening times subject to change. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/filmscreenings.

Peter Fischli in Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist
Sunday, February 7, 4:30 pm
As part of the Elaine Terner Cooper Education Fund Conversations with Contemporary Artists series, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director of Exhibitions and Programmes, Serpentine Gallery, London, joins Peter Fischli to discuss his 33-year collaboration with the late David Weiss. This conversation will be the first between Fischli and Obrist to be held in New York City.

$15, $10 members, free for students with RSVP, and includes an exhibition viewing and reception. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/cca.

   

   

MIND’S EYE TOURS

Mondays, 6:30 pm

For visitors who are blind or have low vision, tours and workshops focused on the Guggenheim’s exhibitions are presented through verbal descriptions and touch.

February 1: Kandinsky Gallery

April 4: Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better

Free with RSVP. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/mindseye.

   

   

CURATOR’S EYE TOURS

Fridays, 12 pm

Public gallery tours of the museum’s spring exhibitions led by Guggenheim Museum curators.

February 12: Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better
Nancy Spector, Deputy Director and David and Jennifer Stockman Chief Curator

February 26*: Photo-Poetics: An Anthology
Jennifer Blessing, Senior Curator, Photography

March 11: Photo-Poetics: An Anthology
Susan Thompson, Assistant Curator

March 25*: Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better
Nat Trotman, Curator, Performance and Media

April 8: Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better
Anne Wheeler, Assistant Curator

Free with museum admission. *Tours will be interpreted in American Sign Language. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar.

   

   

SIXTH ANNUAL ROBERT ROSENBLUM LECTURE

Huey Copeland: Solar Ethics
Monday, April 4, 6:30 pm
Since his death in 1993, the musician, writer, and composer Sun Ra has become a touchstone for many cultural producers. Huey Copeland, Associate Professor of Art History, Northwestern University, explores how Ra’s thinking points us toward new criteria for recent art that takes seriously both the recursiveness and simultaneity of time as it unfolds within and beyond the black community. The lecture is followed by a reception.

Free with RSVP. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar.


DRAWING THE GUGGENHEIM

Saturday, April 16, 10 am–1 pm

Led by Guggenheim educator Sharon Vatsky, this workshop uses drawing to study the museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright building and develop a deeper understanding of the architecture. No drawing experience required.

$20 (includes materials), $15 members. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar.

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