Join Guggenheim Fellow Jamie Baum (Music Composition, 2014) on Sunday, December 17, at 7 pm for Jazz and Chanukah Lights.
Join Alec Soth, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2013, for a book signing and discussion of “Sleeping by the Mississippi,” on Sunday, December 3, from 4 to 6 pm.
An exhibition of the work of Paul O’Keeffe, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2017, is currently on display at the Sculpture Center, in Cleveland, Ohio. Screaming Voicelessly to a Distant Silence is on display through December 22. Follow the link to read the press release.
Monuments: 276 Views of the U.S.–Mexico Border by David Taylor will open on December 5, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. David Taylor’s Guggenheim Fellowship (Photography, 2008) supported his exploration of the complexities of the U.S.-Mexico border issue, using photographs and video.
Join Sara Terry, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2012, for a discussion and the opening of the Half King Photo series. Terry will be discussing her work in Rwanda, “Forgiveness and Conflict: Lessons from Africa.”
Throckmorton Fine Art is pleased to present Presences by Valdir Cruz, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 1996. Opening Reception December 7, 2017 from 6 -8 pm.
Guggenheim Fellow Lori Nix (Photography, 2014) is pleased to announce an exhibition, with Kathleen Gerber, opening on November 30. Empire will feature nine new photographs.
An exhibition of vintage prints by Aaron Siskind, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 1966, will be on display at Gitterman Gallery through January 20. The exhibition opens on Thursday, November 16, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
Weston Art Gallery is pleased to present a new series of large-scale acrylic paintings and watercolor works on paper by Frank Herrmann, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2006, opening December 1, 2017. Join Herrmann for a Gallery Talk on Tuesday, December 12.
Gonzalo Giribet, Guggenheim Fellow in Organismic Biology & Ecology, 2016, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Copenhagen on November 17. Giribet is the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ, Harvard University), Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and Curator of Invertebrates.
The Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover, Utah, is currently featuring a project by Guggenheim Fellow William Lamson (Fine Arts, 2014). Lamson’s Mineralogy involves the transformation of a space using salt water and a solar powered irrigation system.
Jeanne Silverthorne’s inaugural solo exhibition is on display at Marc Straus Gallery through December 10. Join Silverthorne for a conversation with Art Historian Anna Chave on Sunday, November 12, at 3pm. Jeanne Silverthorne was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2017.
Composer Sheila Silver, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2013, has been working with her colleague, Stephen Kitsakos, on the opera A Thousand Splendid Suns for over five years. Based on The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini, a performance of the second Act will take place at the Hudson Area Library on Saturday, November 18. Sheila Silver’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported her work…
Oliver Sacks was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Medicine and Health in 1989. A new collection of his essays have been published by Knopf (October 24, 2017).
Congratulations to Amanda Petrusich, Guggenheim Fellow in General Nonfiction, 2016, for “In the Land of Vendettas That Go On Forever,” online now and published in the Virginia Quarterly Review (Fall, 2017). Petrusich’s Guggenheim Fellowship supported her work on this project.
Join David Haskell, Guggenheim Fellow in Science Writing, 2014, for a reading and discussion of his book, The Songs of Trees. David Haskell’s work integrates scientific, contemplative, and literary studies of the natural world. This event is free and open to the public.
Daron Hagen, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2012, will conduct the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia on November 17, 2017 at Temple University.
Guggenheim Fellow Hilton Als (General Nonfiction, 2000) discusses the work of Kahlil Joseph, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2016, in the November 6 issue of The New Yorker.
Richard Brookhiser reviews “Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson,” a newly published book by Guggenheim Fellow Gordon S. Wood (U.S. History, 1980).
Keely Garfield, Guggenheim Fellow in Choreography, 2017, is pleased to announce the premiere of Perfect Piranha, November 29 through December 9, at Chocolate Factory Theater.