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The Art of Dying or (Palliative Art Making in the Age of Anxiety)

Wed, Oct 10, 2018
6:30 pm

Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Inspired by Rainer Marie Rilke's book Letters to a Young Poet, 79 year-old lesbian artist Barbara Hammer ruminates on the experiences of living with advanced cancer while making art. In this performative lecture, Hammer shares guidelines and film clips from her long-term art-making practice.

This event has reached ticketing capacity. A limited number of standby tickets may be available at the admissions desk on a first-come, first-served basis. The standby line will open one hour prior to the program’s start time. This event will be live streamed on YouTube.

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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COVID-19 vaccination and face coverings are not required, but strongly recommended for all visitors. Plan your visit and review our visitor policies.

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