Green Space/Civic Space
In response to this year's Summer Salon Series theme–What does a city need?– the evening of July 7, 2011 will consider the idea of Green Space/Civic Space.
The following is a detailed list of the evening's events and participants:
5:00 – 8:00 pm: Natalia Calderón: Tracing Passers By Calderon's performance entails tracing the path of pedestrians in an attempt to study how public space is used by citizens.
This work will take place in the parking lot in front of the Museum.
5:00 – 9:00 pm: Héctor Ivan Delgado Estrada: Punto de Fuga Estrada's video examines how public space can be utilized, in this case, in the subway of Mexico City.
This video will be screened in the rotunda.
5:00 – 8:30 pm: Giuseppe No-Host Bar Giuseppe's Restaurant will offer beer, wine and light snacks.
The bar is located in the lower rotunda.
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Art Making Activity Join Museum Educator Amy Briere anytime during the six o'clock hour for an art making activity that explores soft sculpture. This project is fun and engaging for all ages and skill levels.
This project will take place in the Museum's IMAGE Gallery.
7:00 pm: John Marciari: Lecture on artists painting in open air, green space In conjunction with the exhibition Life and Truth: French Landscapes from Corot to Monet, Curator of European Art Dr. John Marciari will present a lecture that examines how European artists approached painting nature at the end of the 19th century.