THE WALKER CELEBRATES
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
In honor of Black History Month, several
works by artists of African descent will be highlighted in the Minneapolis
Sculpture Garden and the exhibitions Art
in Our Time: 1950 to the Present, Coloring:
New Work by Glenn Ligon, Painting
at the Edge of the World, and Artist-in-Residence:
Bill T. Jones. Featured artists include Chris Ofili, Kara
Walker, Beauford Delaney, Adrian Piper, David Hammons, Nari Ward,
and Julie Mehretu. Look for wall labels headlined "Black History Month"
or ask for a checklist at the lobby desk.
CONVERSATION: RE-COLORING AMERICAN HISTORY
FEBRUARY 25, 2 PM
Join John Wright, Associate Professor of Afro-American and African
Studies at the University of Minnesota, in a conversation about the
revolutionary spirit of the 1960s and 1970s, its impact on American
art and culture--particularly as represented in the exhibition Coloring:
New Work by Glenn Ligon -- and the state of today's struggle.
T. JONES IN RESIDENCE
Bill T. Jones
photo: Joanne Savio
The concluding months of choreographer Bill T. Jones' four-year residency
with the Walker include a range of master classes, lecture-demonstrations,
artist dialogues, school workshops, and open company classes. To learn
more about Jones' work and inspirations, visit the exhibition Artist-in-Residence:
Bill T. Jones in the Andersen Window Gallery.
DANCE: A CONVERSATION WITH BILL T. JONES
MARCH 1, 8 PM
Bill T. Jones reflects on his work in the Twin Cities, discusses his
latest pieces, and looks at what lies ahead for himself and his company.