Community Day: American Sculpture

11/11/2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art | Free. map

Description:

Join us for a free community day to celebrate Coming to America: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach, 1914 – 1945 and the newest Rotunda Project, Lisa Hoke's Pie in the Sky.

Enjoy hands-on art-making led by art education students from the University of Memphis along with Dr. Bryna Bobick, two performances by Project: Motion, Modern Dance Collective featuring SPOON, created by choreographer Louisa Koeppel, and a performance by the University of Memphis Faculty Jazz Band Trio, featuring Jack Cooper, Alvie Givhan, and Sam Shoup.

You'll also jazz music from the ages throughout the day.


Elie Nadelman, United States, born  Poland, 1882-1946, Dancer, 1918, Cherry, mahogany, gesso, stain, and paint, 28 1/4 inches  (height), Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, The Philip L. Goodwin Collection, Gift of James L. Goodwin, Henry Sage Goodwin, and Richmond L. Brown, 1958.224 © Estate of Elie Nadelman Photo by Allen Phillips / Wadsworth Atheneum