After Hours: Hot Mess Formalism

6–8 pm
$10 for non-Members, free for Members
Be the first to see Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism before it opens to the public and meet the artist!
For over twenty years, Sheila Pepe has constructed large-scale, ephemeral installations and sculpture made out of domestic and industrial fibrous materials. Hot Mess Formalism explores the artist’s relationship to feminist and craft histories, identity, and traditional forms of display through more than 70 works, including the premiere of a three-story, site-specific work created exclusively for the Museum.
Tickets also includes admission to our special fall exhibition Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo, and all current exhibitions and special installations on view.
Before or after, enjoy cocktails and live music in Cummings Great Hall. 
We are partnering with Lost Lake Festival to give away two tickets to a special weekend at Steele Indian School Park on October 20–22 featuring music, food, art and more! All you need to do is purchase/reserve your tickets for After Hours – festival ticket winners will be contacted through the email provided.

Plus, thanks to our friends at Stateside Presents event attendees will also receive 20% off at Crescent Ballroom and Valley Bar


Image: Sheila Pepe, Red Hook at Bedford Terrace (detail with artist), 2008. Shoelaces, cotton yarn, and nautical towline. Variable dimensions. Smith College Museum of Art, Purchased with gifts from members of the Museum’s Visiting Committee in honor of the retirement of Ann Johnson.

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