Thursday, May 19, 2016
ENTIRE MUSEUM IS OPEN
Cash bar | Small plates menu available from the Hawthorne Hotel
ALL NIGHT LONG
Figure Drawing | Studio 2, Create Space
Take a traditional approach and try live figure drawing featuring nude models.
Clay Circuits | Maker Lounge
Light LEDs, make noises and run motors by plugging into your conductive clay structure.
French Cuisine | Atrium
Savor inventive yet classic dishes prepared by PEM Chef Rhiannon Nowak. Offerings for purchase include Tomates Farcies, Choucroute Garnie and Vegetable Gratin.
DJ | Atrium
Dance the night away to classical music mixed with danceable beats by M0zrat.
Massage Parlor | Atrium
Experience the connection between body and energy with a five-minute massage from Sarah Haase, owner of Shanti Bodywork.
Salon-Style Cocktails | Atrium
Drink like Rodin (or as we think he would have) by grabbing a French 75 or French Connection cocktail at the bar.
“Science” vs. Art | Atrium
Explore illustrated medical and anatomical texts and materials with Phillips Library staff.
Sculpting & Pottery Demo | Studio 1, Create Space
Watch Jay Pastorello and Darrell Finnegan, instructors from the MIT Student Art Association, sculpt their own masterpieces.
Live Performances | Atrium and Rodin Exhibition
See Elsa Hall from the Boston Circus Guild combine grace and flexibility as she bends and stretches into eye-popping contortions.
Gallery Performance | Rodin Exhibition | Level 3
See Rodin’s work come alive with gestural performances by the BoSoma Dance Company.
6:45 and 7:45 pm
The “Fragmented” Tour | Atrium
With a nod to Rodin’s practice of recombining, take a tour of some of PEM’s “fragmented” works with Guide Shelby Hypes.
Find Your Creative/Expressive Body! Workshop | East India Marine Hall
Explore the language of shape and movement as you create living sculptures with your own body. No experience necessary. Led by Sallee Slagle is currently delivering her Increasing Creativity through Movement workshop locally and abroad bringing creative dance to everyone. Dancing herself since the age of three, dance has always been a part of her life and this her way of bringing dance into the lives of others.
As a teacher Sallee has taught dance and fitness to all ages since 1980. She is the director of Dance Dimensions, a dance and fitness studio serving Nahant, Lynn and Swampscott.
As a dancer Sallee has been performing and choreographing professionally for over 25 years. Since receiving her BFA from the Boston Conservatory, she has performed throughout New England, the Caribbean and abroad with a variety of dance companies, as well as her own modern company, Forty Steps Dance. Her choreography has been presented locally and internationally by the Culture Connection, North Shore Dance Alliance, Windhover Performing Arts Center, North Shore Civic Ballet Co., Somerville Theater, Majestic Cruise Lines as well as the Saint Hill European Arts Festival in England.
Gallery Experience | Bartlett Gallery & Rodin Exhibition
MIT neuroscientists Dae Houlihan and Sarah Schwettmann discuss research on the neuroscience of empathy, embodied cognition and human emotional experience, with a brief participatory lecture in Bartlett Gallery followed by guided interaction in the exhibition. Tickets available at information desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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