PopRally Presents: An Evening with The Raincoats
Saturday, November 20, 2010, 8:30–11:00 p.m.
PopRally is a series of events at MoMA and MoMA PS1 that serve as a gateway for young and diverse audiences to engage with the Museum. Led by a cross-departmental committee of Museum staff, PopRally produces dynamic programs including artist collaborations, performances, film screenings, and digital content that encourage new and experimental ways of engaging with modern and contemporary art.
PopRally invites you to a special performance by the legendary post-punk group The Raincoats, presented in conjunction with a pair of MoMA exhibitions featuring influential women artists. Kathleen Hanna will kick the event off with a DJ session.
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography presents a selection of outstanding photographs by women artists, charting the medium's 170-year history. Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen recognizes the prominence of women who have critically addressed kitchen culture and myths. Both exhibitions are associated with MoMA's publication Modern Women: Women Artists at The Museum of Modern Art.
The Raincoats, formed by Ana da Silva and Gina Birch in the late 1970s, created a sound, inspired by punk and rock music, that became a significant source of inspiration for future of generations of feminist musicians. Kathleen Hanna was a founding member of Bikini Kill, co-creator of the zine Riot Grrrl, and lead singer of the dance-punk band Le Tigre.
From 8:30 to 10:00 p.m., enjoy an exclusive exhibition viewing and open bar during Kathleen Hanna's DJ set; The Raincoats' performance follows at 10:00 p.m.
Special thanks to Sud de France, Gilles Louvet Vineyards, Monte Lauro, and Mont-Tauch.
In conjunction with the exhibitions Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography and Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen
Tickets ($23 in advance, $25 at the door) are available online.
You must be twenty-one or older to attend this event.