Agnes Martin: Before the Grid Programs & Events
The Harwood Museum of Art presents a series of special events and public programs in conjunction with the exhibitions Agnes Martin: Before the Grid and Agnes Martin: Works on Paper.
Exhibition Tours, 1 p.m., every Sunday
Are you interested in learning more about Agnes Martin? Join a trained Museum Guide for a tour that will shed light on the work of internationally acclaimed artist Agnes Martin. Learn about the artist's early career by exploring pivotal paintings that informed the grid paintings for which she became recognized. No reservations needed. Meet at Museum Admissions Desk. Free with museum admission, which is free to Taos County residents every Sunday and is always free to members of the Harwood Museum Alliance.
May 18, May 25 and June 1 (Fridays), 1-3pm
Tracking Agnes Martin: The Artist's Journey
Join Jeremy McDonnell, local artist, instructor, and former gallerist, for a lively course tracking and exploring Agnes Martin's development as an artist. The group will visit the exhibition and consider the ideas and goals of abstract art prevalent at the time. Readings, discussions, and presentations of other works from the period will add further insight into Agnes' development, her mature work, and its ongoing positive reception.
Tickets $32 Harwood Alliance Members; $40 non-members. Click here for more information, or to reserve your place. Tickets will be available at the museum's admissions desk one month in advance of the program. Class size limited. SIGN UP EARLY!
June 14, 2012 - 7pm
Getting Down With the Grid - a lecture with Ann Landi
Arthur Bell Auditorium
Join art historian and arts writer Ann Landi for a lecture examining the work of Agnes Martin in the context of the artists who were her contemporaries.
Tickets $8 Harwood Alliance Members; $10 non-members.