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Important Update

Public Programs

Participate in a broad range of programs designed to deepen understanding and engagement with the works of art on view, focused on interactive experiences around contemporary culture.

These programs include tours and talks with curators, artists, and scholars; performances in adjacent media such as music, dance, theater, and experimental forms; artist-led community events; and classes to build skills in creating and understanding art while engaging with artists and peers.

Related Events

December 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm | Talks

Big Ceramic Sculptures: Laura Phipps on Raven Halfmoon

Join us for a discussion of Raven Halfmoon’s work through questions of material, scale, and collaboration in context with other contemporary makers of large-scale ceramics, such as Cannupa Hanska Luger, Simone Leigh, Theaster Gates and Rose B. Simpson led by Laura Phipps, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Leaf Arrow Theater-Native American Storytellers Hour

Please join us for a very special program presenting storytelling by Joe Cross (Caddo Nation) and Donna Couteau-Cross (Sac and Fox Nation/Lenape) from Leaf Arrow Theater-Native American Storytellers. Cross' sister, artist Jeri Redcorn, is responsible for the revival of traditional Caddo pottery and a mentor to exhibiting artist Raven Halfmoon.

January 11, 2024 at 6:00 pm | Talks

Virtual Artist Talk: Chiffon Thomas and Dr. Alyssa Collins

Please join us for a virtual conversation on the current exhibition Chiffon Thomas: The Cavernous featuring the artist and Dr. Alyssa Collins, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of South Carolina and the inaugural Huntington Library Octavia E. Butler Fellow.

February 3, 2024 at 5:30 pm | Performances

Performance | Chiffon Thomas: Polish

Polish is an hour-long performance created by artist Chiffon Thomas. The performance will take place inside the artist’s exhibition, The Cavernous at the Museum.