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A New Republic: Opening Celebration

Thu Feb 11 2016

Seattle Art Museum

Entire Building

5 PM – 10 PM

We’re open late to celebrate the brand new exhibition, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, with a FREE public celebration featuring music, performances, art-making, and more. Bring your family and friends—the whole community is invited!

7:00-7:45 PM: Hear artist Kehinde Wiley in conversation with Catharina Manchanda, SAM's Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art. Wiley and Manchanda will be discussing the new special exhibition and Wiley’s practice. It's an event that's not to be missed!

Entrance to the conversation is FREE. Tickets to the conversation will be available starting at 6 pm in South Hall, at the entrance of Plestcheeff Auditorium. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow seating will be available in Nordstrom Lecture Hall.

The night's events include :

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Image: Randerson Romualdo Cordeiro (detail), 2008, Kehinde Wiley, American, b. 1977, oil on canvas, 48 x 36 in., Private collection, Golden Beach, Florida, courtesy of Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, California, © Kehinde Wiley, Photo: Robert Wedemeyer, courtesy of Roberts & Tilton.