Opening Reception: Perspectives 189: From the Margins
Friday, May 1 | 6:30-9PM
Celebrate the opening reception of CAMH Teen Council's 9th iteration in their biennial youth art exhibition series, Perspectives 189: From the Margins. Admission is free and open to the public.
FAQ Team Tours of "Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty"
Saturday, May 2 | 1 & 3PM
Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can join a free group tour of Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty at 1 and 3PM. The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Team, are a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH's dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences. We invite you to join us and share your thoughts and questions about the artwork on view. It is our aim to guide a visitor's experience by cultivating critical thinking and prioritize their own view in the context of various perspectives.
Musiqa Loft Concert: Pretty/Dirty
Thursday, May 7 | 7:30PM
Join us in the Brown Foundation Gallery for a Musiqa Loft Concert inspired by the exhibition Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty. The concert features five scores, each composed with the themes and content found in Marilyn Minter's oeuvre. The program includes scores by composers: Sean Friar, Philippe Hersant, Hannah Lash, Laura Schwendinger, and Anna Weesner and features musicians Hope Cowan, Leah Kovach, Francesca McNeeley, Boson Mo, and Aaron Perdue. The event is free and open to the public.
Reading: Eileen Myles
Saturday, May 16 | 2PM
Join us for a reading by New York-based poet and novelist Eileen Myles, held in conjunction with the exhibition Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.
Since her start reading poetry at famed New York City music club CBGB's in 1974, Myles has authored over 20 volumes of poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, and stage productions. She has been described as poetry’s rock star, "a lesbian culture hero", and by Holland Cotter in The New York Times, “a cult figure to a generation of post-punk females forming their own literary avant-garde." Her literature has been reviewed and lauded by numerous publications, including The Brooklyn Rail, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Artforum.
This event is free and open to the public; seating is limited.
Reading: Richard Hell
Saturday May, 23 | 2PM
Join us for a reading by Richard Hell, the author of I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp, held in conjunction with Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.
Admission is free and open to the public; seating is limited.
Art on the Lawn: Joseph Havel
On View: July 19, 2013 – April 30, 2015
Now showing in the Front Lawn