Curator's Tour of Special Exhibition with Amy Smith-Stewart

Curator's Tour of Special Exhibition with Amy Smith-Stewart

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 3:00pm
Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 3:00pm

Guest Curator Amy Smith-Stewart will lead a tour of Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City and discuss the project and exhibition, a response to the changing developed environment in Long Island City.  A seasoned curator and founder of the curatorial project Smith-Stewart, she is presently a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts and the Sotheby’s Institute, New York.  

 

For more information about the exhibition, click here.

On the Water's Edge

On the Water's Edge

Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 3:00pm
Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 3:00pm

The East River shoreline in Western Queens is one of the few major stretches of waterfront in New York City where community access is not blocked by a highway or railroad.  As industry has moved out of the area, issues around what to do with the shoreline remain.

Music in the Garden/Galleries with Elizabeth Brown

Music in the Garden/Galleries with Elizabeth Brown

Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 3:00pm
Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 3:00pm

Composer/performer Elizabeth Brown will perform traditional shakuhachi solos as well as her own music.  A Juilliard graduate and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, Brown is celebrated both in the U.S. and Japan for her luminous and dreamlike compositions combining eastern and western sensibilities.  

 

In the case of inclement weather, the performance will be held in an interior gallery instead of the Sculpture Garden.  

 

Music in the Garden featuring Todd Reynolds and Ken Thomson

Music in the Garden featuring Todd Reynolds and Ken Thomson

Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 3:00pm
Sunday, September 11, 2011 - 3:00pm

Daredevil digital violinist Todd Reynolds (Steve Reich, Meredith Monk, Ethel) and woodwind maestro Ken Thomson (Gutbucket, Signal, Asphalt Orchestra), two long-time Bang on a Can co-conspirators internationally recognized as both virtuoso instrumentalists and composers, will come together in a program of solos and duos, featuring fresh-inked work, selections from their most recent CD releases, and made-up-on-the-spot musical collaborations.

 

Music in the Garden featuring Ashley Bathgate

Music in the Garden featuring Ashley Bathgate

Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 3:00pm
Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 3:00pm

One of the newest members of Bang on a Can's All-Stars, cellist Ashley Bathgate will present a diverse program of works by Michael Gordon, Daniel Wohl, Evan Ziporyn and Andrew Norman.

 

Music in the Garden featuring So Percussion

Music in the Garden featuring So Percussion

Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 3:00pm

So Percussion (Eric Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski, and Jason Treuting) will join with Grey McMurray on guitar to perform work-in-progress excerpts from their next major theatrical work. A celebration of diversity, community, and collaboration, this project is an exploration of their outermost artistic boundaries, as well as a re-examination of comfort zones.

 

For more information about So Percussion, see www.sopercussion.com.

 

Music in the Garden is presented through partnership with Bang on a Can

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