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Cocktails and Conversation – Andy Warhol

August 18, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Price: $15 Museum Members | $20 General | $10 General – Adult Sober

Explore the Andy Warhol: Endangered Species exhibition and hear from MATT Director, Bob Burns, in conversation with Eric Shiner, Former Director of The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 2010-2016. See and experience the exhibit, which raises awareness for endangered animals around the world.

Enjoy two themed cocktails created by a talented bartender from Litchfield Distillery.

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Eric Shiner is the President of Powerhouse Arts, a Brooklyn not-for-profit committed to creative expression that hosts a network of art and fabrication professionals and educators who work together to co-create and share artistic practices.

Shiner has served as the executive director of Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, artistic director of White Cube New York, and Senior Vice President of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s. Shiner was also the director of The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (2010-2016) and the Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Warhol (2008-2010).

A leading scholar on Andy Warhol and Asian contemporary art, he lived and worked in Japan for six years and was assistant curator for the inaugural Yokohama Triennale (2001). He has curated notable exhibitions internationally, including The Warhol Museum’s Andy Warhol retrospective that traveled to Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Tokyo (2012-2014).

Shiner is the immediate past President of the board of Visual AIDS, a NYC-based nonprofit promoting the artistic legacy of those artists lost to and living with AIDS, and a board member of The Romare Bearden Foundation and Art at a Time Like This. He lives in New York with his partner, Dr. Ishaan Kumar, and their long-haired dachshund, Juno.

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Date:
August 18, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm