Our top five picks for the next five days: arts and culture events in the Southwest.
Thursday, March 4, 4-5 pm MST
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts / Santa Fe
Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw) and curator Dr. Lara M. Evans (Cherokee) discuss Lomahaftewa’s solo exhibition, The Moving Land: 60+ Years of Art, which showcases over sixty years of Lomahaftewa’s work.
February 28–May 16, 2021
The Modern / Fort Worth
A survey of thirty years of Shirin Neshat’s video works and photography, investigating her passionate engagement with ancient and recent Iranian history and experience of living in exile. For those not in the Fort Worth area, a recent virtual talk with Neshat and curator Ed Schad includes video work from the exhibition.
Wednesday, March 10, 12 pm MST
Museum of Contemporary Art / Denver
Culture critic Carlo McCormick hosts a four-part program exploring the life and art of Keith Haring and the evolution of the downtown scene in New York. During Stairwell to Grace, McCormick will share the history of the staircase in art and film, from Marcel Duchamp to Led Zeppelin and Alfred Hitchcock, and will be joined by Gil Vazquez, director of the Keith Haring Foundation.
Thursday, March 11, 7-9 pm MST
Utah Museum of Fine Arts / Salt Lake City
The first documentary to explore the American family photo album through the eyes of black photographers, Through a Lens Darkly probes the recesses of American history to discover images that have been suppressed, forgotten, and lost. Followed by a discussion with the film’s director.
February 27–May 24, 2021
516 Arts / Albuquerque
Two concurrent exhibitions explore the chaos and tumult in the world through different approaches to looking at the passage of time. Ambrose-Smith has created a body of work to channel his anger, fear, sadness, and uncertainty. In contrast, Love shares a geological sense of time. On view by appointment only. Tune in to a virtual poetry event in conjunction with the exhibition on March 18.