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Friends of Art of Our Time

Nov 3
5:00PM
Dec 8
6:00PM
Please See Event Details Below
Members Only
Where:
The Ringling

 

Schedule of Events

Exhibition opening “Borders” Monda Gallery. 
Friday, November 3, 5-7 pm.

Approaching the Border will feature video works by five international artists that challenge us to examine our thinking about the US/Mexico border. As a group, these videos meditate on the social phenomena and politics of the border in an era when migration and the reemergence of nationalism are key global issues. Some artists situate their work in the actual space of the borderlands, in either México or the US, and thus bear the different inflections that the politics of the boundary manifest on each side. Other projects meditate on the power of borders as powerful signifiers and means of shaping our perceptions of identity and belonging.    

Friends invited to a walk-through of the Exhibition with the curator, followed by a light reception on the Museum of Art Loggia.

Invitation to Reception with Dwight and New Stages performance
Friday, December 8

A leading band in Colombia’s new music scene, Monsieur Periné won the Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist and earned nomination for their album, "Caja de Música." Rooted in gypsy jazz and celebrating the tradition of Django Reinhardt, Monsieur Periné‘s fresh style adds a variety of Latin elements to the mix.

6:00 PM- Friends of Art of Our Time welcome reception with light refreshments on the gatehouse patio
7:30 PM- Performance of Monsieur Periné

 

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!

As a Friend of Art of Our Time you will be invited to connect with curators, scholars, and others who share an interest in modern and contemporary art. These exclusive events will be hosted by the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and the Curator of Performance and will allow you to engage with artists, and performers and explore the contemporary and modern works found in The Ringling's permanent collection.

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