Art & Conversation: Third Space /Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art

Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi discusses a new ongoing series of site-specific artist commissions launched by the museum in spring 2016. Giving us a behind the scenes perspective on its creation and its future ambitions, she sheds light on the process of working with the first artist in the series, Bethany Collins, and shows us a preview of what is to come.

ArtBreak: Lobby Projects

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum staff lead visitors on a thirty to forty-five minutes exploration of one work of art in the galleries. Through a series of close-looking techniques and questioning, this free experience helps build the visitor’s interpretive skills across the comprehensive-range of art periods and canons represented by the BMA’s collections. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s and they will throw in a free dessert!

This month, we will explore Lobby Projects with Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Curator of Contemporary Art.

Curator Chat: Interview with Artist Bethany Collins

For our upcoming ART PAPERS LIVE event, taking place on Saturday, January 9 at 11AM, we are excited to welcome artist Bethany Collins for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. The conversation, What the Body Can Say, is an opportunity to learn more about Bethany Collins and her work, since she will […]