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Friends of Art of Our Time

When:
Jan 18, 2020 – Mar 13, 2020
See Event Details Below
Members Only
Where:
The Ringling

 

♦ If you are interested in attending these events please contact membership@ringling.org to become a Friend of Art of Our Time 

Meet and Greet with Artist Yin Mei
Saturday, Jan 18 | 11:00-12:00pm  | Benfer Courtyard

Members who participate in any Friends group (Friends of Art of Our Time, Friends of the Library, Friends of Asian Art, and Friends of the Ringling Legacy) are invited to attend a meet and greet with artist Yin Mei, who is onsite for her two evening performances of Peony Dreams: On the Other Side of Sleep. Light brunch fare will be provided. 
    
Created and choreographed by Yin Mei, an artist of the Chinese diaspora who has been part of the New York dance scene since the 1990’s, this new dance theater piece for five dancers melds themes from the iconic Chinese literary work The Peony Pavilion and Yin Mei’s own life experience as a teenage government dancer during the Chinese Revolution. Highly visual and referencing a dense collection of letters she wrote to her family over two decades, the work is a dance painting that occupies the space between truth and dreams. 

This event is by invitation only.

Meet and Greet with Artist Howie Tsui
Friday, March 13 | 11:00-1:30pm  | Benfer Courtyard

Friends of Art of Our Time and Friends of Asian Art are invited to join artist Howie Tsui, and Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Curator of Modern and Contemporary art, Ola Wlusek, for his Viewpoint discussion about the upcoming exhibition, Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy, followed by lunch.

11am-12pm: Viewpoint in the Chao Lecture Hall, Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Center for Asian Art
12pm-1:30pm: Lunch with the Artist at Muse  

Friends are responsible for their own lunch expenses.  

RSVP Requested by Friday, March 6,  membership@ringling.org or 941-360-7330
Please park in the main visitor parking lot and enter through the John M. McKay Visitors Pavilion. Allow time to walk or take the tram to the Chao Center for Asian Art.


Generous support for Art of Our Time has been provided by Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Become a Friend of Art of our Time and join us!

Are you interested in modern and contemporary visual arts and performance? As a Friend of Art of Our Time you will enjoy unique opportunities to explore modern and contemporary works and engage with artists and performers. 

If you are interested in attending these events please contact membership@ringling.org to become a Friend of Art of Our Time.

Image:James Turrell Joseph's Coat, 2011 © James Turrell, Photo Giovanni Lunardi

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