By: Patricia Trutescu
Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art present Conversations: Among Friends, featuring choreographer and visual artist Ralph Lemon and special guest, Professor of Modern Poetry at Duke University, Fred Moten.
This program will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater) in The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building at The Museum of Modern Art on 4 West 54th Street.
Introduced by the Associate Director of MoMA, Kathy Halbreich; Conversation: Among Friends begins with an introduction to Lemon’s work-in-progress “Scaffold Room,” a performance-lecture-musical featuring Lemon, Okwiu Okpokwasili, and guests. Further in the program, Lemon and Moten will have a conversation focusing on Lemon’s work and its relationship to music, art, and dance. Following the program, guests are invited to continue the conversation and meet the participants at an intimate reception catered by Fantasy Fare in the Cullman Mezzanine.
Tickets to Conversation: Among Friends are $35 and may be purchased at The Museum information and film desk, online at MoMA.org or through the Friends of Education Office. All tickets will be held at the door. The program beings at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 18th with the reception following at 8:15 pm. Doors open at 6:45 pm.