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CARRIE MAE WEEMS: THREE DECADES OF PHOTOGRAPHY
AND VIDEO PROGRAMS
Carrie Mae Weems LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect
Friday, April 25, 11 am–6 pm, 8 pm*
Saturday, April 26, 11 am–6 pm, 8 pm*
Sunday, April 27, 11 am–2 pm
In conjunction with Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video, on view through May 14, 2014, the Guggenheim is pleased to announce a weekend of public programs, featuring film, interviews, music, panel discussions, performances, spoken word, and more. Weems, a 2013 MacArthur Fellow, will host an all-star cast of activists, artists, musicians, writers, and other internationally renowned guests in a series of museum sessions in celebration of her exhibition. This multidisciplinary performance-salon focuses on contemporary cultural production by people of color in the areas of architecture, dance, film, music, theater, and visual art, and the discourses around this production.
Daytime programs are free with museum admission; *8 pm program tickets are $35, $30 members, $15 students with valid ID. General admission tickets for the evening programs go on sale March 25 (members-only presale begins March 18). For more information, visit guggenheim.org/weemslive.
Sundays–Wednesdays and Fridays through May 14, 1 and
Special screening: Saturday, April 26, 1 and 3 pm
Carrie Mae Weems’s Coming Up for Air (2003–04) features a series of unrelated yet linked vignettes that examine human relationships, including those between black men and white women in antebellum New Orleans, quarreling sisters hoping for reconciliation, a child and an adored father, and young idealistic lovers (suggestive of Winnie and Nelson Mandela) before a loss of innocence. Screenings take place in the New Media Theater, located on the museum’s lower level in the Sackler Center for Arts Education.
Free with museum admission. For more information, visit guggenheim.org/filmscreenings.