"Subversive" museum "hack" tonight at Arts Center re '30 Americans' | Rock Candy

Friday, May 15, 2015

"Subversive" museum "hack" tonight at Arts Center re '30 Americans'

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2015 at 3:01 PM

click to enlarge Get subversive with Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the County Duke Olivares" tonight.
  • Get subversive with Kehinde Wiley's "Equestrian Portrait of the County Duke Olivares" tonight.


OK, let me say right up front that I have never heard of museum hacks, much less subversive ones. But that's how the Arkansas Arts Center describes tonight's "Assembly Required" event from 6-10 p.m. If it's like the Met Museum hacks, what it means is folks will be getting a tour of "30 Americans," an exhibition of work from the Rubell Family collection of contemporary art by African Americans, in a most unusual way. The AAC says the event will include "socializing, music, art and art-making" and adult beverages. Sounds like a lot of fun. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Call 372-4000 if you want to know if I've got this right.

 

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