Organized by the Smart Museum of Art’s 2016/17 Interpreters in Residence, The Belonging Collective, and inspired by Conversations with the Collection: Belonging, this event will feature a variety of small, intimate actions including interactive meals, artist talks and workshops, gallery tours, performative readings, shared reflections, and more.
OTHER PARTNERS AND PRESENTERS
American Theater Company • Sirat Chicago • The Floating Museum •National Public Housing Museum • For the People Artists Collective • Quenna Barrett • Alisha Webster • William Estrada • Lauren Meranda • Dan Peterman • Mark Hereld • and others
ACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, AND MEALS
Noon–1pm, Welcoming Remarks at 12:15pm
Cooking with Red Line Service
Sojourner Scholars DJ Station
Grandma’s Kitchen Listening Station
Radical coloring books with For the People Artists Collective
Conversation: The Floating Museum
Re-writing the Declaration with Quenna Lené Barrett
Los Milagros (The Miracles) with Free Street Theater
In Conversation: Dan Peterman and Mark Hereld
Virtual Tour with Sirat Chicago
In Conversation: Some Said You Were the Spitting Image of Evil + Poetry
With Audrey Petty
Led by Marya Spont-Lemus
Qualities of Belonging: A Workshop Exploring the Paradox of Inclusion/Exclusion
With Sonia Gomez and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture Working Group
6pm, Closing Remarks at 6:15pm
Dinner with Red Line Service
FREE, open to all.
Image: Members of Arts + Public Life’s Teen Arts Council constructing a Floating Museum sticks and tape installation as part of the Smart Museum’s summer project In Anticipation of Belonging.