1. Ménage à Trois: An Evening with Garth, Mark...and Beato at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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    Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio, ceramic scholars and visionary gallerists, reminisce about Beatrice Wood as friend and artist in their words and hers. This program took place at SMMoA on November 9, 2011

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    • Francis Naumann: Not the Mama of Dada: Beatrice Wood's Early Career in New York at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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      A lecture by Francis Naumann–Dada scholar and founder of the Francis Naumann Gallery, New York–that traces Beatrice Wood's early artistic career and involvement with the New York Dada community. Through a discussion of her activities in the New York theater and her important relationships with avant-garde collectors Walter and Louise Arensberg, artist Marcel Duchamp, writer and diplomat Henri-Pierre Roché, and others, Naumann contextualizes the formative experiences that lead to the creation of Wood's unique persona. This lecture took place at SMMoA on September 10, 2011.

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      • Adam Berg: Endangered Spaces at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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        Gallery talk with artist Adam Berg and deputy director and curator Lisa Melandri on February 4, 2012 at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA). This program is part of the "NY/LA" project room series and the "Adam Berg: Endangered Spaces" exhibition.

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        • A Collection of Ideas: A Tribute to Howard Zinn Part 1 at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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          Thursday, February 4, 8 pm A Collection of Ideas: A Tribute to Howard Zinn Selected clips from Howard Zinn's new documentary, "The People Speak," with special guests Peter Sellars and Dolores Huerta. Using dramatic and musical performances of diaries, letters, and speeches by everyday Americans, "The People Speak" gives voice to those who valiantly spoke up for social change throughout United States history. Produced by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove, and Zinn, "The People Speak" illustrates the magnitude of these passionate historical moments and reminds us never to take liberty for granted. Renowned theater, opera, and festival director Peter Sellars is known internationally for providing original perspectives on contemporary social and political issues through his groundbreaking interpretations of classic works. Sellars is a professor in the department of World Arts and Cultures at UCLA and was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dolores Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) in 1962 with Cesar Chavez. She is President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, whose mission is to inspire and motivate people to organize sustainable communities. Huerta serves on the boards of the Feminist Majority and People for the American Way.

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          • Eighty-five Percent of All Centenarians are Women: Louise Bourgeois & Beatrice Wood at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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            A lecture by Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Critical Studies and Art History at the School of Art, University of Houston. Sorkin offers a feminist re-reading of Beatrice Wood's (1893-1998) and Louise Bourgeois's (1911-2010) dramatic personae and artistic practices. In the twilight of their lives, these two artists remained highly influential as proto-feminists and iconoclasts.

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            • The Donkey Show: A Conversation Part 1 at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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              "The Donkey Show" in Project Room 1 is an audio-visual exploration of the intersection of myth and reality in Tijuana, focused on American expectations, misconceptions, and fantasies of Mexico; it features two different donkeys—one real, the other imaginary. A conversation with cultural anthropologist and graphic design historian Jim Heimann, author and music critic Josh Kun, and author Bill Nericcio (Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the ”Mexican” in America).

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              • The Donkey Show: A Conversation Part 2 at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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                "The Donkey Show" in Project Room 1 is an audio-visual exploration of the intersection of myth and reality in Tijuana, focused on American expectations, misconceptions, and fantasies of Mexico; it features two different donkeys—one real, the other imaginary. A conversation with cultural anthropologist and graphic design historian Jim Heimann, author and music critic Josh Kun, and author Bill Nericcio (Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the ”Mexican” in America).

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                • A Collection of Ideas: A Tribute to Howard Zinn Part 2 at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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                  Thursday, February 4, 8 pm A Collection of Ideas: A Tribute to Howard Zinn Selected clips from Howard Zinn's new documentary, "The People Speak," with special guests Peter Sellars and Dolores Huerta. Using dramatic and musical performances of diaries, letters, and speeches by everyday Americans, "The People Speak" gives voice to those who valiantly spoke up for social change throughout United States history. Produced by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove, and Zinn, "The People Speak" illustrates the magnitude of these passionate historical moments and reminds us never to take liberty for granted. Renowned theater, opera, and festival director Peter Sellars is known internationally for providing original perspectives on contemporary social and political issues through his groundbreaking interpretations of classic works. Sellars is a professor in the department of World Arts and Cultures at UCLA and was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dolores Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) in 1962 with Cesar Chavez. She is President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, whose mission is to inspire and motivate people to organize sustainable communities. Huerta serves on the boards of the Feminist Majority and People for the American Way.

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                  • A Collection of Ideas: A Tribute to Howard Zinn Part 3 at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA)

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                    Thursday, February 4, 8 pm "A Collection of Ideas: A Tribute to Howard Zinn" Selected clips from Howard Zinn's new documentary, "The People Speak," with special guests Peter Sellars and Dolores Huerta. Using dramatic and musical performances of diaries, letters, and speeches by everyday Americans, "The People Speak" gives voice to those who valiantly spoke up for social change throughout United States history. Produced by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove, and Zinn, "The People Speak" illustrates the magnitude of these passionate historical moments and reminds us never to take liberty for granted. Renowned theater, opera, and festival director Peter Sellars is known internationally for providing original perspectives on contemporary social and political issues through his groundbreaking interpretations of classic works. Sellars is a professor in the department of World Arts and Cultures at UCLA and was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dolores Huerta co-founded the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) in 1962 with Cesar Chavez. She is President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, whose mission is to inspire and motivate people to organize sustainable communities. Huerta serves on the boards of the Feminist Majority and People for the American Way.

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                    • WALL WORKS: BLACK HOLES by LAUREL BROUGHTON - 2013

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                      This video was produced by Rail Productions for the Santa Monica Museum of Art program series for elementary students: "Wall Works". In this piece L.A. based artist and designer, Laurel Broughton, shows how common and iconic things can become different things and have different meanings.

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