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LECTURES AT THE MUSEUM

 

Palm Springs Art Museum present an exciting series of lectures that occur from fall through spring. Bringing together various perspectives on works of art, this season’s series of lectures are inspired by objects in the permanent collection or on display.

All lectures take place inside the Annenberg Theater or the Lecture Hall at the Palm Springs Art Museum.

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CONVERSATION

 

Program: UNSETTLED lectures

Date: February 28, 2019     |     Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Annenberg Theater

Tickets: Free 

 

Speakers:

Ed Ruscha, Artist

Andrea Zittel, Artist

JoAnne Northrup, Curator, Nevada Museum of Art

Brooke Hodge, Director of Architecture and Design at Palm Springs Art Museum

 

Two artists featured in Unsettled, Ed Ruscha and Andrea Zittel, will discuss their work and the influence and inspiraton they draw from the west, California and the desert, with Nevada Museum of Art’s JoAnne Northrup and Brooke Hodge, Director of Architecture and Design at Palm Springs Art Museum.

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AN EVENING OF PERFORMANCE

WITH ALLISON AKOOTCHOOK WARDEN AND NICHOLAS GALANIN AND HIS BAND, INDIAN AGENT 

Program: UNSETTLED Lectures

Date: March 1, 2019     |     Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Annenberg Theater

Tickets: Free

 

Join two Alaskan artists whose works represent and consider First Nations peoples as they come together for the evening through Indigenous rap and live music presentations. Warden is a widely celebrated Iñupiaq rap artist and was recently selected for the Western Arts Alliance Native Launchpad Program. Nicholas Galanin is a contemporary, multidisciplinary Native Alaskan artist of Tlingit-Unangax heritage, who has work on view in Unsettled. His band, Indian Agent, featuring Otis Calvin III and Zak Dylan Wass, will perform.

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WENDY RED STAR PUBLIC TALK

 

Program: UNSETTLED lectures

Date: March 7, 2019     |     Time: 5:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Annenberg Theater

Tickets: Free

 

Speakers:

Wendy Red Star, Artist

 

Wendy Red Star explores cultural identity from a Native American perspective through projects of various mediums, from photography to performance. Working to reexamine matters of authenticity and representation, Red Star’s diorama projects confront the stereotypical western gaze and promotes conversations about agency using visual tropes of the West and Native cultures.

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CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Program: Mondays @ the Museum

Date: April 1, 2019     |     Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Annenberg Theater

Tickets: $20 ($15 members)

 

Speakers:

David Knaus - Collector

Mara Gladstone - PHD - Associate Curator, Palm Springs Art Museum

Susan Laxton - PhD - Associate Professor, Department of History of Art, UCR

 

The series closes with a focus on modern and contemporary photography, from Atget and Man Ray to Linda Connor, Arthur Tress, and Christina Fernandez. Art collector David Knaus outlines his interest in the medium and University of California Riverside’s Susan Laxton lectures on the history of critical photographic practice spanning the 19th to 21st centuries.

ATTEND. ENGAGE. IMAGINE. REPEAT.