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Fragile Freedoms: Maggie Meiners
Revisits Rockwell February 7–June 13, 2021
timely and thought provoking as it gets. Thisexhibition
reimagines the iconic work of Norman Rockwell through the lens of
modern America. With stunningly vivid detail, Maggie Meiners’s
carefully constructed photographs turn nostalgia on its head and
rework Rockwell’s familiar imagery to address contemporary issues
including racism, sexuality, gender roles, and the impact of
Kyle Meyer (b. 1985) Unidentified #89, from
the series Interwoven, 2019 Archival
pigment print hand woven with wax print turban fabric Museum
purchase; Acquisition Fund 2019.6
New York to New Mexico: New
Acquisitions February 7–June 13, 2021
MAM's collection is growing! Reflecting
America's rich cultural diversity, works in a variety of mediums and
acquired in the last few years will be featured in Lehman Court.
These pieces, both beautiful and haunting, represent pioneering work
from a variety of artists.
MAM Conversations: Sonya Kelliher-Combs Tonight, February 4, 6 p.m.
Conversations tonight on a virtual trip to Alaska to visit artist
Sonya Kelliher-Combs’s studio.
Kelliher-Combs uses a mix
of synthetic, organic, traditional, and modern materials to examine
the relationship between Western and Native cultures and identities.
We’ll be discussing her current projects as well as two of her works
in MAM’s collection that will soon be on view as part of New
York to New Mexico: New Acquisitions, opening on February 7,
Annual AACC Annual Film Forum: Colored
Join MAM on February 18 for a
celebration and investigation of African American Art from the Civil
Rights Movement to the present.
This free event will feature segments of the
film Colored Frames (2007). Moderator Halima Taha will facilitate a
conversation with artists Curlee Raven Holton, Robin Holder, and
Adger Cowans about their careers, the rich history of art, and the
direction they see for the future.
Yard School winter session is off to a
strong start, but it's not too late to register!
Kids, teens, and adults can still
get creative with peers this winter. Space is available for 4-week
mini classes that begin the week of February 22 in MAM’s Leir Hall.
Virtual and in-person workshops for adults are offered weekly
throughout the winter.
Become a memberand receive a
20% discount on classes & workshops!