Free Events

Speak Out on Inauguration Day

FRI, Jan 20, 2017
11 am–2 pm

Third Floor, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Artists, writers, and activists affirm their values to resist and reimagine the current political climate. 

Participating Artists and Writers:
Aaron Burr Society
Gina Beavers
Alicia Boyd
Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter (Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Tiona McClodden, and Daniella Rose King)
Chinatown Art Brigade (Betty Yu, Tomie Arai, Liz Moy)
Aruna D’Souza
Jenny Dubnau
Avram Finkelstein
Noah Fischer
Kim Fraczek
Chitra Ganesh
Mariam Ghani
Vijay Iyer
Paddy Johnson
Baseera Khan
Carin Kuoni
Simone Leigh
Kalup Linzy
Yates Mckee
Naeem Mohaiemen
Tracie Morris
Uche Nduka
Tavia Nyong’o
Laura Raicovich
Mark Read
Martha Rosler
Mira Schor
Dread Scott
Gregory Sholette
Pamela Sneed
Jaret Vadera
Madison Zalopany

Contributions from:
Coco Fusco
Guerrilla Girls
Zoe Leonard

This event is organized by Occupy Museums, an arts collective that explores the connections between economics, finance, and the art world. Their work will be included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial

The Hess Theater is wheelchair accessible and equipped with an induction hearing loop and infrared assistive listening system. American Sign Language interpretation will be provided for this program. Learn more about access services.

Free with Museum admission, which is pay-what-you-wish all day on January 20. No advance registration is necessary.