"Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic" Free Opening Celebration

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Seattle Art Museum says
We’re open late to celebrate the brand new exhibition, "Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic," with a FREE public celebration featuring music, performances, art-making, and more. Bring your family and friends—the whole community is invited! Free tickets will be available starting at 5 pm.

Hashtag #KehindeWiley

7:00–7:45 pm: Hear artist Kehinde Wiley in conversation with Catharina Manchanda, SAM's Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art. Wiley and Manchanda will be discussing the new special exhibition and Wiley’s practice. It's an event that's not to be missed!

Entrance to the conversation is FREE. Tickets to the conversation will be available in South Hall, at the entrance of Plestcheeff Auditorium at 6 pm. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow seating will be available in Nordstrom Lecture Hall.

THE NIGHT'S EVENTS INCLUDE:

Art of Jazz with Industrial Revelation

Music by DJ Supreme La Rock

Performance by Big World Breaks Percussion Ensemble, an intergenerational collective that honors the legacy and evolution of the drum's role in music and worldwide culture.

In-gallery performances by artist Jade Solomon Curtis.

A New Republic: Drop-in Community Photo Sessions with photographers Carina A. del Rosario and Zorn B. Taylor
and more…

Free and open to the public. Tickets required and will be available at the door beginning at 5 pm.

On our website: http://bit.ly/1OyLdqd
More about the exhibition: visitsam.org/wiley

On February 11, we also invite you to join us for SAM Gallery Presents: Linda Davidson Opening Reception at Taste from 6–7:30 pm: http://bit.ly/1JiLqxv

Artwork credit: "Randerson Romualdo Cordeiro" (detail) by Kehinde Wiley, 2008. http://bit.ly/1OyLdqd

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By: Seattle Art Museum

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