The Library of Congress announced it will award to Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity. Faust was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in U.S. History in 1986.
Don’t miss Elevator Repair Service: Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf by Kate Scelsa, at Abrons Arts Center. Guggenheim Fellow John Collins (Drama & Performance Art, 2010) is the founder and artistic director of Elevator Repair Service (ERS), a New York City-based ensemble that creates original works for live theater.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guggenheim Fellowship in Constitutional Studies, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Constitution Center brought Guggenheim Fellows Holly Brewer, Risa Goluboff, and Lea VanderVelde together to discuss the battle over race and equality across American history, from the Founding to Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Revolution.
Reprise opens on Wednesday, June 13, at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York. This summer show features the work of fifteen gallery artists, including the work of Federico Solmi, Guggenheim Fellow in Video & Audio, 2009.
Join Steve Lehman, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2015, for a live performance this Wednesday, June 13, at Mr. Musichead Gallery in Los Angeles.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Molissa Fenley (Choreography, 2008) and Company for a presentation of Their Mark, featuring new dance and new music from Thursday, June 21 through Saturday, June 23, at Danspace Project.
Guggenheim Fellow Eric Nathan (Music Composition, 2014) will premiere two of his string orchestra suites, Dancing with J.S. Bach I and II, at the Chelsea Music Festival on Saturday, June 9.
On June 9, T.S. Monk, son of jazz legend Thelonious Monk, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 1976, will present a centennial celebration of his father, joined by Syndee Winters and Suite Assembly as the opening act.
“Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair” includes the work of Elana Herzog, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2017. This group exhibition opens on June 21 and runs through December 8, with an opening reception on Thursday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. Read the press release.
Guggenheim Fellows Aparna Ramaswamy (Choreography, 2018) and Camille Brown (Choreography, 2016) join three female choreographers to premiere new solos commissioned by American Dance Festival on July 13 and July 14.
Theater for the New City Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director and American Indian Artists in association with Spiderwoman Theater are pleased to present Fear of Oatmeal, written and directed by Muriel Miguel, Guggenheim Fellow in Drama and Performance Art, 2016.
Join Guggenheim Fellows Rufus Reid (Music Composition, 2008) and Billy Childs (Music Composition, 2009) on Saturday June 9 at 8:30 p.m., for “Bridges” Composition Concert at the Martin Theater in Ravinia Park.
Join Ragamala Dance Company for a performance of Written in Water at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival June 20 through June 24. Conceived by Artistic Directors and Doris Duke Performing Artist Awardees Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy, Guggenheim Fellows in Choreography, 2018.
Guggenheim Fellow Andrea Juan (Video & Audio, 2005) is pleased to announce WHO!!! … It’s not a question, it’s an affirmation!… a site specific installation at the National Museum and Research Center of Altamira. This exhibition opened on May 18 and will remain on display through 2018. Read the press release. View a video on YouTube.
Join Bill Hayes in London for a signing of Insomniac City and How New York Breaks Your Heart. Catch him on Monday, June 4, at 7 p.m. at Daunt Books, and on Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m., at Tate Modern (Terrace Bookshop). Bill Hayes was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in General Nonfiction in 2013.
Explore parks and gardens documented with black-and-white silver gelatin film in Paris Parks, an exhibition of photographs by Michael Kolster, Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2013, on display at ArtSpace Herndon from June 12 through July 14.
The Lincoln Trio will perform Daron Hagen’s Piano Trio No. 4 at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago on Saturday, June 16 from 6 – 7pm. Hagen was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition in 2012.