Event - Dinner Without an Agenda: Manon Slome (Offsite)

Dinner Without an Agenda: Manon Slome (Offsite)

10.28.14, 7:00 pm

In honor of No Longer Empty's 2nd annual collaboration with the Sunnyside Restaurant Week  the Queens Museum's Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program invites you to join curator Manon Slome for a meal and informal discussion at Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar, a site for both eating and experiencing art, one location in the performance series From Nuisance to New Stance

Location: Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar, 44-07 Queens Blvd in Sunnyside, Queens, near the 46th St. 7 Train Stop.

We believe that informal no-agenda meetings can be incredibly fruitful and generative for artists. Come ask questions, discuss your work, and share a delicious meal with curator Manon Slome and 9 other artists.

How does it work?

Answer Manon Slome's question: Does art have a responsibility to itself or to the world that gave it birth? By following this link: https://queensmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/dinner-without-an-agenda-with-manon-slome/

Please limit your answer to one line!

Submit your answer by October 24th.

10 artists will be chosen based on their answers.

The event is free, appetizers are on us, but you will have to pay for your own drinks and entrees!

About Manon Slome
Manon Slome (PhD) is the President and Chief Curator of No Longer Empty. From 2002 to June 2008 she was the Chief Curator of the Chelsea Art Museum in New York. During that time, she curated and oversaw a program of some forty exhibitions, symposia and museum publications as well as monographs and scholarly essays. Ms. Slome became highly involved with the Israeli art scene during her research for the exhibition, Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on, (2005) and has followed and researched the Israeli scene for the last three years. Prior to the CAM, Ms. Slome worked as a curator at the Guggenheim Museum for seven years and was a holder of a Helena Rubinstein curatorial fellowship at the Whitney Independent Study program. She has written widely on contemporary art and has recently completed The Aesthetics of Terror published by Charta Press.

About No Longer Empty 

No Longer Empty‘s mission is to broaden the audience for contemporary art, to promote socially conscious artists, and to build resilience in communities through art. We do so by presenting curated, site-responsive exhibitions where a community of artists, educators, scholars and the public come together to create and experience art.

About Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program
The expanded Queens Museum features a new, expanded slate of artist services, including a brand new Studio Program, with professional development features and a networking Lecture Series that draws on human resources at the Queens Museum. Open A.I.R. programs will offer professional development topics targeted specifically to all interested emerging artists.

Open A.I.R. is made possible by a generous grant from The Scherman Foundation's Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund. Additional support provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Questions? Email sjmo@queensmuseum.org