Guggenheim Museum Announces Public Programs in Conjunction with John Chamberlain Exhibition

. December 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

A range of public programs is presented in conjunction with John Chamberlain: Choices. Details will be posted on guggenheim.org/publicprograms. Highlights include:

John Chamberlain: A Conversation
Tues, Mar 13, 6:30 pm
Susan Davidson, Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions, engages in conversation with Dave Hickey, University of New Mexico, and Donna De Salvo, Whitney Museum of American Art, about the inventive career of this important American sculptor. Reception follows. $10, $7 members, free for students with RSVP. For tickets visit guggenheim.org/publicprograms, or call the Box Office at 212 423 3587.

The World of John Chamberlain
Sun and Mon, Apr 22 and 23, 7:30 pm
Presented by Works & Process at the Guggenheim, this program explores the poetic and musical influences on Chamberlain’s work, with Susan Davidson, Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions. Featuring jazz great Bill Charlap, Morton Feldman’s 1962 work “For Franz Kline,” and newly commissioned works by composers Drew Baker and Jason Eckardt, this program includes a private viewing of the exhibition prior to the performance. For more information visit worksandprocess.org.

AbEx3D (Abstract Expressionism in Sculpture)
Sat, Apr 21, 10 am–4 pm
Taught by artist and conservator Corey D’Augustine, this daylong workshop includes an introductory slide presentation and a gallery tour of John Chamberlain: Choices. In the afternoon, participants experiment with three-dimensional materials and studio exercises using assemblage, collage, and sculptural experiments of the 1950s and ‘60s. No experience required. $75, $60 members and students (limited to 10 participants). To register visit guggenheim.org/courses.

Family Tour and Workshop: Building with Color
Sun, Mar 4, 11 am–1:30 pm
Families with children ages 5–12. Families are invited to explore how Chamberlain uses color in building his artwork during an interactive gallery tour, and to create their own textured, colorful, mixed-media works in the Guggenheim’s studio. $30 per family (includes admission and tour for two adults and up to four children), $20 members, free for family members. Includes materials. Registration required at guggenheim.org/familyprograms.

Family Tour and Workshop: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Sun, Apr 22, 11 am–1:30 pm
Families with children ages 5–12. Chamberlain often uses found materials in his art. Participants tour John Chamberlain: Choices before making sculptural works using found objects in the Guggenheim’s studio. $30 per family (includes admission and tour for two adults and up to four children), $20 members, free for family members. Includes materials. Registration required at guggenheim.org/familyprograms.

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