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Opening Celebration: Common Time

Join us for a two-day event celebrating the opening of the exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time. Highlights include Event performances by former Cunningham dancers and the world premiere of choreographer Maria Hassabi’s STAGING. Enjoy free gallery admission each night from 4 to 9 pm. Cash bars available both evenings.

Schedule of Events: February 8 & 9


Wednesday and Thursday, 11 am–9 pm

Free Gallery Admission

Wednesday and Thursday, 4–9 pm

Public Reception/Cash Bar Open

Wednesday and Thursday, 5–9 pm

Talking Dance: Suzanne Weil with Philip Bither

Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 pm
Hear stories about the Walker’s long-standing history with Merce Cunningham, John Cage, and their many collaborators.

Free Film: Charles Atlas’s Ocean

Thursday, February 9, 6 pm
The Bentson Mediatheque presents a screening of Ocean (2011), which captures Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s landmark performance in a Minnesota granite quarry.