America Is Hard To See: Film And Video Screenings

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.