Explore the exhibition “Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other” and discover how Brazilian artist Rivane Neuenschwander merges painting, photography, film, sculpture, immersive installations, and participatory actions. In her practice, Neuenschwander stresses the relationship between art and viewer by inviting the public to activate the work. Involuntary Sculptures (2001-10) presents fifteen small sculptures made out of everyday items (bottle caps, straws, small pieces of paper, etc.), constructed by people as they participate in conversations while sitting in a casual social setting, such as a café. Participate in an action-based workshop led by New Museum educators, take part in a social gathering, have a conversation with members of your family or meet new friends, and discover spontaneous sculptures you are able to create. Also, become a part of the 2003 sculpture Eu desejo o seu desejo (I Wish Your Wish), colored ribbons printed with people’s wishes, and make a wish for our future.

Museum First Saturdays for Families are free of charge. This program is designed and recommended for families with children four to fifteen years old, and includes free New Museum admission for up to two adults per family. Children under eighteen are always admitted free. No preregistration is required. Space is limited and tickets are given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Your entire party must be present; tickets will not be given to partial parties.

For more information about New Museum First Saturdays for Families, e-mail familyprograms@newmuseum.org.

Saturday, September 4, 2010 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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