From simple repetitions of the phrases “Good Night” and “Good Morning” artist Joan Jonas stirs viewers with a raw and intimate look into her personal life and the passage of time. Join Evan Moritz, director of Annex Theater, and artist Stephanie Barber, to explore the power of daily ritual in two video works by Jonas on view in the Contemporary Wing. Hear about connections between his artistic practice and Jonas’s and join him in the galleries for a live performance experience created out of everyday interactions. About Big Table Connections Connect to innovative art and artists, explore big ideas, and participate in creative activities. Gather around the Big Table for lively conversations with thinkers and makers to learn how artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Nick Cave, Zoe Leonard, and Rirkrit Tiravanija used everyday objects to create extraordinary artworks.
Meet experts from related fields who will share their insights in the galleries, then participate in art-making activities that delve into the ideas behind the artworks.