The “Let’s Explore” program brings in guest speakers, slide presentations, films and experts to discuss the many facets of contemporary art and art history. "Let's Explore" is currently scheduled on the second Thursday of each month. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the programs run from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
December 14, 2006--"Let's Explore: Art:21 (Spirituality, Consumption)," a viewing of the two themes from the first season of the PBS Series Art:21 (Art in the Twenty-first Century). The theme "Spirituality" is explored through the art of Beryl Korot, Ann Hamilton, John Feodorov, Shahzia Sikander, and James Turrell. The theme "Consumption" is explored through the art of Barbara Kruger, Michael Ray Charles, Matthew Barney, Andrea Zittel and Mel Chin.
November 9, 2006--"Let's Explore: Contemporary Art with Gerry Riggs." A lecture and slide presentation with Riggs, the juror for “Forms, Figures, Symbols,” who has curated more than 400 exhibitions during his museum and gallery career.
October 12, 2006--"Let's Explore: Art:21 (Place, Identity)," a viewing of two themes from the first season of the PBS Series Art:21 (Art in the Twenty-first Century). The theme "Place" is explored through the art of Laurie Anderson, Richard Serra, Sally Mann, Margaret Kilgallen, Berry McGee, and Pepon Osorio. The theme "Identity" is explored through the art of William Wegman, Bruce Nauman, Kerry James Marshall, Louise Bourgeois and Maya Lin.
September 14, 2006--"Let's Explore: Isamu Noguchie," a viewing of the documentary film about Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), Stones and Paper directed by Niro Narita.
August 10, 2006--"Let's Explore: Andy Goldsworthy,"a viewing of the award-winning documentaryRivers and Tides by filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer
A suggested donation of $5-$10 is recommended.
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