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Upcoming Programs at the Hirshhorn

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Photo: Lee Stalsworth
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Photo: Lee Stalsworth

Friday, September 12
12:30 pm | Meet at the Information Desk

Friday Gallery Talk: Theodore Prescott on Salvatore Scarpitta
Sculptor and writer Theodore Prescott on helping Scarpitta create Sal Cragar and other racecars in the 1960s.

Wednesday, October 8
7 pm | Ring Auditorium

Scarpitta in Context: Germano Celant and Paul Schimmel in Conversation
Germano Celant and Paul Schimmel discuss Scarpitta’s art, his critical reception, and his first-hand experience of World War II. An expert in the field of modern Italian art, Celant co-curated the 2012 Scarpitta retrospective in Turin. Schimmel included Scarpitta’s work in Destroy the Picture: Paint the Void, 1949-1962 at MOCA, Los Angeles. Both were friends of the artist.

Friday, October 17
8pm | Hirshhorn Plaza

After Hours: Zola Jesus Performing Live!
Tickets can be purchased online, by phone at 866.868.7774, or in person at any Smithsonian IMAX Box Office.

Friday, October 24
12:30 pm | Meet at the Information Desk

Friday Gallery Talk: Salvatore Scarpitta exhibition tour
Hirshhorn assistant curator Melissa Ho gives a tour of Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler

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