Seeing Is Hearing? Considering Soundings: A Contemporary Score

Kelly Sidley

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

Special Exhibitions Gallery, third floor

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Soundings: A Contemporary Score
Barbara London and Anne Hilde Neset

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We take for granted that the visual arts primarily encompass what we can experience with our eyes. This session encourages us to think about how we use our sense of hearing in relation to the works on view in Soundings: A Contemporary Score. We will play a game of only looking at certain artworks (ears covered), only hearing other works (eyes closed), and then considering those isolated experiences when we see and hear a work at the same time.

In conjunction with the exhibition Soundings: A Contemporary Score

Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.