Night Vision Louvre Lens by Sanaa / Photo Hisao Suzuki
Several thousand museums will open their doors tonight, in thirty countries throughout Europe. They were 3000 to participate in the event last year and with an even greater mobilisation for this edition 2018, coinciding with The Year of European Culture and Heritage. We present some select exhibitions and special programs featured this evening.
Jeff Geys / Dear Friends, Inhabitants of Naples, 1981
Per_formare una collezione. The Show Must Go_ON presents the artworks of more than 50 artists in the galleries of the second floor where the works, while maintaining the autonomy of individual artistic practices, are displayed in an integrated itinerary of rooms that gradually explores unifying themes and also reinterprets works and documents already present in the collection from new points of view. Open until 11 pm.
Coinciding with the exhibition Dislocated Archive, works by Laura Arensburg, Ana Luiza Braga, Julieta Obiols and Lior Zalis, Vatiu Nicolás Koralsky will be screened on the exterior wall of the museum’s tower, as well as current exhibitions and works from the MACBA collection, Beneath the Surface. Free entry from 4 pm, guided visits from 7–10 pm.
Centre Pompidou / Photo Migeat
The Centre Pompidou has programmed a diverse lineup of events with performances and exhibitions for this evening, including several children’s programs, such as La classe, l’œuvre! where students become the mediators of the museum. Open until 1 am.
Gallery of Matica Srpska / Novi Sad, Serbia
In the program Curator Stories audience will have a chance to get to know the permanent collection of the Gallery of Matica Srpska from another point of view. Curators of the gallery will present Serbian art of 18th, 19th and 20th century through stories of fashion in art, relations between literature and art, history of entertainment in art, love stories, history events in paintings, selfies and self-portraits and influences of French art on Serbian modern art. Open until 11 pm.
Lamia Joreige / And the Living Is Easy (still)
Presenting several ongoing exhibitions, including Home Beirut. Sounding the Neighbors, through May 20, 2018. Entry 1 Euro; open until 1 am.
European Night of Museums
May 19, 2018 / Throughout Europe
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