[PA-NJ Glassblowers] NYC Panel Discussion: Rethinking the Artist's Role in the Museum

Tony Patti gaffer at glassblower.info
Mon May 4 20:51:42 EDT 2009

Yvette Sterbenk of Corning Museum of Glass (CMOG) emailed me the 
information below,
she thought it might be of interest to PA & NJ glassblowers...

When I read the phrase "enliven the museum experience" it makes me think 
of the
ballet of our "most extreme sport of the art world" in hot shop 
and glassblowing is perhaps the only art where watching a piece of glass 
being made is a captivating visual experience,
as can be seen in the popularity of CMOG's Hot Glass Show.


Tony Patti
gaffer at glassblower.info

Corning Museum of Glass 

Off the Walls: Rethinking the Artist's Role in the Museum 
Off the Walls: Rethinking the Artist's Role in the Museum 

Panel Discussion
Thursday, May 28, 2009
6:00 p.m.
School of Visual Arts Theater
333 West 23rd Street (NYC)
No admission fee or reservations required
Add to Calendar (open with Outlook, iCal, etc). 

Museums across the country are engaging artists to rethink and enliven 
the museum experience in new and innovative ways. What is behind this 
trend? What does the artist's perspective bring to museum collections, 
programming, and public spaces?

ARTnews executive editor Robin Cembalest will discuss these and other 
questions with artist Shinique Smith; Minneapolis Institute of Arts 
curator of contemporary art Elizabeth Armstrong; and Tina Oldknow, 
curator of modern glass at The Corning Museum of Glass, where the energy 
of artists at work is felt every day through open studios and dynamic 

Media contact: Maggie Berget 
<mailto:mberget at resnicowschroeder.com?subject=Off%20the%20Walls%20panel%20discussion> 
at Resnicow Schroeder Associates

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