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PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Member Preview Celebration: Season of Technique and Innovation

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 10 AM–9 PM

Be among the first to experience William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, and attend exclusive Member programming for Daring Technique: Goya and the Art of Etching and Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett.

Lectures

1:30 p.m. | Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett

6:15 p.m. | William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Celebration

5 p.m. | Appetizers, cash bar, and live music

Docent-led Tours

11 a.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 8 p.m., Docent-led tours, Daring Technique

* Lectures are ticketed. Tickets are first come, first served from Admissions starting at 10 a.m. on event day only. Number allotted depends on membership level.

Free for Members

Non-members may join the celebration at 5 p.m. for $25. Not a Member? Join today!

Express Talk: William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Thursday, July 5, 2018, Noon

Take a 30-minute art break and explore the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, with a Museum expert. See the immersive, multisensory experience from the famed South African artist that combines drawing, filmmaking, and animation with a spirited soundtrack. 

Baker/Rowland Galleries
Meijer Free First Thursday

Member Drink & Think: William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:30 PM–7:30 PM

Enjoy cocktails and socialize with other Members before getting an insider’s look at the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance with Margaret Andera, interim chief curator and curator of contemporary art.

Included is one glass of wine or beer from the cash bar, which opens at 5:30 p.m. The tour begins at 6:15 p.m., followed by time for questions and discussion.

This event is a benefit for Members at the Art Advocate level ($200) and above. RSVP at 414-224-3284 or membership@mam.org.

Not a Member? Join today!

Performance: Wild Space

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 5 PM–7 PM

Join Wild Space Dance Company as it weaves dance and movement with William Kentridge’s More Sweetly Play the Dance. Unfolding as an endless loop, dancers will form and re-form vignettes inspired by the moving images of Kentridge’s video installation and his artistic process. 

Please note the change in time. The performance was listed as beginning at 6:15 p.m. in the Member magazine.

Baker/Rowland Galleries
Free with admission