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Summer 2017 Public Programs at the Guggenheim Museum The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the following public programs and film series from the Sackler Center for Arts Education in conjunction with the exhibitions Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim, The Hugo Boss Prize 2016: Anicka Yi, Life Is Cheap, and Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 18921897, as well as special programming on the occasion of the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, and extended hours on Tuesdays during the summer season. SUMMER TUESDAY EXTENDED HOURS Tuesdays, June 20August 29, 5:459 pm The Guggenheim Museum is open late on Tuesdays this summer. Engage with exhibitions on view during extended gallery hours to 9 pm, as well as other special programming. Enjoy small plates in our newly renovated Cafe 3 and a cash bar in the rotunda. 150TH BIRTHDAY OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT The Guggenheim Museum celebrates the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, the architect of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, throughout the month of June with a range of activities, including architecture-specific tours of the museum and family programs. The Guggenheim Store will also feature new Wright-related merchandise. Architecture Tours Sundays, June 425, 2 pm Join a museum educator trained in art, art history, and gallery teaching for a guided exploration of Frank Lloyd Wrights iconic museum building. Free with museum admission. Meet on the Rotunda floor. No registration is required. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/flw150. Frank Lloyd Wrights 150th Birthday Celebration Thursday, June 8, 10 am5:45 pm Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Wrights birth through a series of activities related to the architects masterwork: the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The celebration kicks off on Thursday, June 8
Wrights 150th birthdaywith a special reduced admission fee of $1.50. Guggenheims newly renovated Cafe 3 will feature large-scale, rarely seen photographs of the museum during its construction and will add a special birthday cupcake to the days menu. An actor-historian portraying Frank Lloyd Wright will be on-site engaging with visitors between 9 am and 1 pm. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/flw150. Curators Eye Tour of the Guggenheim Thursday, June 8, 121 pm Join Ashley Mendelsohn, Curatorial Assistant, Architecture & Digital Initiatives, for a focused tour of one of Frank Lloyd Wrights most celebrated buildings, the Guggenheim Museum, on the occasion of the architects 150th birthday. Free with museum admission. Meet at the Information desk. No RSVP required. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/flw150. Drawing the Guggenheim Saturday, June 10, 10 am1 pm Develop a deeper understanding of the Guggenheims architecture with a workshop that uses drawing to study Frank Lloyd Wrights design. After a slideshow presentation and tour, participants draw from various perspectives as a way of seeing the Guggenheim more deeply, and then reflect on their discoveries together. No drawing experience is required. $25 to participate (includes museum admission and materials). The workshop is limited to twenty participants. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/flw150. Second Sunday Family Tour: Frank Lloyd Wrights 150th Birthday Celebration Sunday, June 11, 10:30 am12 pm Families with children ages five and up This family-oriented exploration of the Wrightdesigned Guggenheim Museum incorporates conversation and creative, hands-on gallery activities. It is part of the ongoing series Second Sunday Family Tours, which occurs on the second Sunday of every month. $20 per family (includes museum admission and tour for two adults and up to four children), $15 members, free for Family and Kids Club members, and Cool Culture families. Registration required at guggenheim.org/flw150. Little Guggs: Frank Lloyd Wright Summer Celebration Wednesday, June 14, 11 am12 pm Caregivers with children ages 24 Designed for little art lovers and their parents and guardians, this program focuses on Frank Lloyd Wright and his design for the Guggenheim. After a short story, children and their caregivers will explore the interior of the building then make works of art inspired by the tour in the studio.
$30 per family (includes museum admission, materials, and snacks), $15 members. For more information, or to register, visit guggenheim.org/flw150. Frank Lloyd Wright 150 Family Tour and Studio Workshop Sunday, June 25, 10:30 am12:30 pm For families with children eight and up Join a museum educator for an exploration of the museums Frank Lloyd Wrightdesigned building, followed by a special architecture and construction workshop. $30 per family (includes admission, workshop materials, and tour for two adults and up to four children); $20 members; free for Family Members, Kids Club Members, and Cool Culture families. For more information, or to register, visit guggenheim.org/flw150. VISIONARIES PROGRAMS For more information and the latest offered programs, visit guggenheim.org/calendar. Eye to Eye: Julia Dault Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 pm Contemporary artist Julia Dault leads a session in our Eye to Eye series, a sequence of intimate, artist-led gallery tours of Visionaries. In this after-hours conversation, she reflects on select works in the exhibition while sharing perspectives on her own creative process. A reception follows the tour. $25, $20 members, $12 students. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar. Collection in Focus Select Wednesdays, May 31, June 14, July 12, 12 pm Join a curator and conservator in the galleries for an in-depth discussion of topics including new historical research and scientific conservation studies and analyses. May 31: Pablo Picassos Woman Ironing (1904) Megan Fontanella, Curator, Collections and Provenance, and Julie Barten, Senior Conservator, Collections and Exhibitions June 14: Alexander Calders Red Lily Pads (1956) Tracy Bashkoff, Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions, and Nathan Otterson, Senior Conservator, Objects July 12: Works on paper by Paul Klee Megan Fontanella, Curator, Collections and Provenance, and Jeffrey Warda, Conservator, Paper and Photographs Free with museum admission. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours meet at the Information desk. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar.
Lucy Raven: Subterrestrial Cinema Tuesday, July 18, 6:30 pm In this new live work, collection artist Lucy Raven presents a journey into a truly underground cinema. Staged in the Guggenheims Peter B. Lewis Theater, Ravens piece weaves animations and other materials from the museums archives together with new text, films, and sound, creating an alternate prehistory of cinema that links science fiction, effects technology, and nonobjective film. Audience members are invited to enjoy the museums extended hours following the program. $15, $10 members, $10 students. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar. One Hour, One Object Tours Wednesdays through September 6, 2pm Join a museum educator trained in art, art history, and gallery teaching to spend an hour focusing in detail on one work of art through conversation and close looking. Free with museum admission. Meet on the Rotunda floor. No registration is required. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/calendar. Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim is made possible by Lavazza. Major support is provided by Bank of America. The Leadership Committee for Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim is gratefully acknowledged for its generosity, with special thanks to Trustee Chairs Denise Saul and John Wilmerding, Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, Bill and Donna Acquavella, Rowland Weinstein, Arnhold Foundation, Peter B. Brandt, Dorothy and Sidney Kohl, Mnuchin Gallery, Elizabeth R. Rea in honor of Michael M. Rea, Lyn M. Ross, Elliot and Nancy Wolk, and those who wish to remain anonymous. Funding is also provided by the William Talbott Hillman Foundation. THE HUGO BOSS PRIZE 2016: ANICKA YI, LIFE IS CHEAP PROGRAM Conversations with Contemporary Artists: An Evening with Anicka Yi Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 pm Anicka Yi joins a panel of interlocutors including art historian Caroline A. Jones and author Jeff VanderMeer. The panelists reflect on topics of shared interest, includ