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Contemporary Night Out

Aug 2, 2012, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Free and open to the public.

Registration required.

Parking available at all three locations. Car pooling is encouraged.

Thursday, August 2

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Parking available at all three locations. Car pooling is encouraged.

Are you curious about contemporary art? Ever wish you could learn more about it in a friendly, relaxed, and fun way? Then plan on attending Contemporary Night Out, a collaborative evening of short, informative programs focused on the world of contemporary art and hosted by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, and The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

This event is free, but we ask that you register here or with Allison Taylor, Manager of Education Programs at the Kemper Art Museum. Allison can be reached at 314.935.7918 or allison.taylor@wustl.edu.

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  • 6:00 pm / How to Look at Contemporary Art

Location: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum 
(Wine and cheese served)
This 15-20 minute program hosted by Allison Taylor, Manager of Education Programs at the Kemper Art Museum, and Tuan Nguyen, Education Manager at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, will give insight on how to approach and make meaning of contemporary art.

  • 7:00 pm / Current Trends in Contemporary Art

Location: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (Drinks and light appetizers)
This 15-20 minute program hosted by Dominic Molon, chief curator at the Contemporary Art Museum, and Meredith Malone, associate curator at the Kemper Art Museum, will explore current trends and future directions in contemporary art.

  • 8:00 pm / The Artist as Curator

Location: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (Desserts served)
This 15-20 minute program will explore the unique vision of an artist as curator. Emily Rauh Pulitzer will discuss the curatorial work of artist Gedi Sibony in the Pulitzer’s current exhibition, In the Still Epiphany. She will discuss the exhibition in light of how it relates to Sibony’s work as an artist, and how his methods differ from traditional curatorial practice.