The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989

January 30 - April 19, 2009


Live Performances, Education, and Public Programs

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Guggenheim Museum presents Third Mind Live, a performance and lecture series that will bring world-renowned practitioners in the fields of dance, music, performance art, and theater to the museum's gallery and theater spaces. The program is subject to change, and is scheduled to include:

Meredith Monk
Ascension Variations
Thursday, March 5, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Fee
Laurie Anderson
Transitory Life: Some Stories
Thursday, March 12, 8 p.m. and Friday, March 13, 8 p.m.; Fee
Just Alap Raga Ensemble featuring La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela performing in their sound and light environment, Dream House
Saturday, March 14, 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 21, 9 p.m.; Fee
Jung Hee Choi, performing in the sound and light environment, Dream House
Saturday, March 28, 9 p.m.; Fee
Merce Cunningham in conversation with Laura Kuhn
Dancers on a Plane
Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.; Fee
yoko ono in conversation with Alexandra Munroe
Passages for Light
Thursday, April 2, 6:30 p.m.;Fee
Marina Abramovic
Night Sea Crossing, a lecture
Tuesday, April 7, 6:30 p.m.; Fee
Robert Wilson
Presented through Works & Process at the Guggenheim
Friday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.; Fee

The museum will provide additional context through discussions with artists about their relationship with Asia as a source of creative and conceptual inspiration, along with other extensive public programs presented by the Sackler Center for Arts Education. These panel discussions, lectures, and performance programs will take a multidisciplinary perspective drawing from the fields of visual art, music, literature, dance, philosophy, and cultural studies. In addition, programming will feature a film and video series, a school tour and workshop program, after-school and technology-based programs, professional development workshops for educators, curriculum guides, family events and tours, and integrated digital components such as pod casts and an audio tour. For updated program information or tickets, contact the Box Office at 212 423 3587 or click here.


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