From Chance to the Possibilities of Silence: The Origins of John Cage’s 4'33" and Its Context

Deborah Goldberg

Friday, December 20, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

The Paul J. Sachs Prints and Illustrated Books Galleries, second floor

Join us for a conversation and a hands-on activity in the exhibition There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage's 4'33". Discuss John Cage, the origins of his philosophy of chance, and his effect on his contemporaries.

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.