Visitors will now have eight opportunities to take a guided tour that focuses on the ever-dynamic conversation between dance and the visual arts. In celebration of Merce Cunningham and John Cage’s Ocean, which is being performed in Waite Park this Thursday through Saturday, Walker volunteer tour guides have worked closely with staff on developing a series of tours thattake a broad look athow dance has inspired visual artists and vice versa as well as a specific lookat theties Cunningham and Cage have to artists and works in the Walker’s permanent collection.
Come and learn about the close professional and artistic relationship Robert Rauschenberg shared with the Cunningham Dance Company.Discuss how visual artists in the 50s and 60s were,like choreographers and dancers, incorporating chance andCage’s notion of indeterminacyinto their artmaking practice.
Several public tours have been added for The Fantastic Collision of Art and Dance: Celebrating Ocean. Youcan catch one of these tours at the times listed below. Join us for this multidisciplinary experience!
Thursday, 9/11 at 2pm and 3pm
Friday, 9/12 at 2pm and 3pm
Saturday, 9/13 at 11am, 2pm and 3pm
Sunday, 9/14 at 2pm
Tours are free with gallery admission and will begin in the Bazinet Garden Lobby.