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October 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm | Public Programs

October | Performance Choreographed by Phoebe Berglund | Music by Celia Hollander

Saturday, October 22 | 5 pm
Free for Members; $15 General Admission; $10 Students/Seniors (includes Museum Admission)
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October is an abstract dance built on repetitive formal structures inspired by the work 4 Into 3 by Cecile Abish, included in the current exhibition 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone. Choreographed and performed by Phoebe Berglund in collaboration with dancers Elanor Bock, Emily Kessler, Jade Manns. Music by Celia Hollander.

October will be performed live in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden on Saturday, October 22 starting at 5 pm and continuing through dusk.

Rain date: Sunday, October 23

This performance is organized by Director of Education Namulen Bayarsaihan and Chief Curator Amy Smith-Stewart.

52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone is on view in the galleries and Sculpture Garden through January 8, 2023. The exhibition is organized by The Aldrich’s Chief Curator Amy Smith-Stewart, who selected the emerging twenty-six artists, and independent curator Alexandra Schwartz, with The Aldrich’s Curatorial Assistant and Publications Manager Caitlin Monachino.


Phoebe Berglund is an American choreographer based in NYC making abstract dances for museums, theaters, and outdoor sites. Her work is included in 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone.

Celia Hollander is a Los Angeles-based composer working with audio, scores, performance, installation, and text. Her work critically engages ways that audio and the act of listening can shape temporal perception and question cultural infrastructures.

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