Media Alert: Guggenheim Offers Two Evenings of Extended Hours this Spring
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GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM OFFERS TWO EVENINGS OF EXTENDED HOURS FOR SPRING EXHIBITIONS INCLUDING JOHN CHAMBERLAIN: CHOICES
Museum to Open until 7:45 pm on Sunday and Monday, April 22 and April 23
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(New York, NY – March 20, 2012) – The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will offer two evenings with extended hours, remaining open from 10 am to 7:45 pm on Sunday and Monday, April 22 and April 23. The museum store will be open until 8:30 pm both nights.
The evening hours provide visitors with an additional opportunity to view the Guggenheim’s spring exhibitions, including John Chamberlain: Choices, a retrospective comprising nearly 100 works by the late American artist, installed in the museum’s rotunda. Other exhibitions on view include the Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim: Being Singular Plural, presenting new film, video, and soundbased works by seven artists, filmmakers, and media practitioners based in India; Francesca Woodman, which features more than 120 vintage photographs from the artist’s brief but extraordinary career; Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933, an intimate presentation of paintings and works on paper by Vasily Kandinsky; From the Archives: Artist Awards and Acquisitions, 1956–1987, a historical overview of three award series at the Guggenheim; and the Thannhauser Collection, a selection of canvases, works on paper, and sculpture that represents the earliest works in the museum’s collection. Further information can be found at guggenheim.org/onview.
Admission: Adults $18, students/seniors (65+) $15, members and children under 12 free. Admission includes an audio tour of select exhibitions, available in English, or an audio tour of the museum building and highlights of the Guggenheim’s permanent collection, available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Museum Hours: Except for the dates noted above, Sun–Wed, 10 am–5:45 pm; Fri, 10 am–5:45 pm; Sat, 10 am–7:45 pm; closed Thurs. On Saturdays, beginning at 5:45 pm, the museum hosts Pay What You Wish. For general information, call 212 423 3500 or visit the museum online:
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March 20, 2012
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT
Lauren Van Natten, Associate Director, Media and Public Relations
Samantha Weiss, Media and Public Relations Associate
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
212 423 3840