Films

Museum Highlights

FRI, May 1, 2015
11–11:30 am

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Andrea Fraser’s 1989 video Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk is a fictional docent tour performed by the artist at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The performance simultaneously parodies and critiques the structures of cultural institutions.

Andrea Fraser (b. 1965; Billings, MT), Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk, 1989. Video, color, sound; 29:28 min. Purchase with funds from the Wilfred P. and Rose J. Cohen Purchase Fund 2015.53

This screening is free with Museum admission.

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available. If you have questions about accessibility, or requests for accommodations, please email accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (212) 671-1823 (relay calls welcome). Learn more about access services.