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09.26.2019 | Bunny and Charles Burson Visiting Artist Lecture: Q&A with Ai Weiwei | Free

September 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

Categories: Lecture, Misc, Visual Arts


Join us for a Q&A with the renowned Chinese dissident artist and activist Ai Weiwei, in conjunction with the exhibition “Ai Weiwei: Bare Life.” Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, will host a conversation on the artist’s wide-ranging practice, including his concern for human rights and the global condition of humanity and his profound engagement with Chinese culture past and present, especially the radical shifts that have characterized China in the new millennium.

Free and open to the public; tickets required (limit 2) through Edison Theatre. Advance tickets for Museum members and WashU students available August 29–30. General public tickets available beginning August 31. Overflow seating will be available in Steinberg Auditorium for a livestream broadcast.

Members will receive a promo code via email. Questions? Call 314.935.8243.

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