Thursday, June 19, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Maine College of Art, Osher Hall and Portland Museum of Art, 522 Congress St. and 7 Congress St., Portland, Maine
For more information: 207-699-5010; meca.edu/mfa-visiting-artist-lecture-series
MECA & PMA Present an evening of contemporary art on
Thursday June 19 (5 – 8pm)
MFA MECA Summer Lecture Series Kicks-Off with an Artist Talk by Jay Sanders, Curator of Performance at the Whitney Museum of American Art (5pm at MECA) Followed by a Panel Discussion Hosted by PMA Curator of Contemporary Art, Jessica May, on the “State of Contemporary Art in Maine” (6:30pm at PMA)
Jay Sanders is the Curator of Performance at the Whitney Museum of American Art. He co-organized the Whitney Biennial 2012 and has curated innumerable exhibitions, concerts, and events over the past decade. He is a member of the collaborative performance group Grand Openings, and has staged large-scale events at MoMA, the Bumbershoot Festival (Seattle) and other venues. He has written extensively for Artforum, Parkett, Texte zur Kunst (Texts About Art), Bomb, and other publications. To view entire MECA MFA Summer Lecture Series 2014, please go to: http://www.meca.edu/mfa-visiting-artist-lecture-series
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