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A Celebration of A Tale of Today | Five Years of Contemporary Art at the Driehaus Museum

This panel celebrates five years of the Driehaus Museum’s contemporary exhibition series, A Tale of Today, with a discussion among artists and fellows about their unique approaches to site-specific installations in the 1883 Nickerson Mansion. Curator Stephanie Cristello will moderate the discussion. A Tale of Today is the Driehaus Museum’s contemporary art exhibition series. It takes its name from The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, the 1873 book by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that gave the era its name. The series was conceived as an opportunity for audiences to explore the legacy of the Gilded Age from different perspectives and to understand that history’s place in our experiences today. Exhibitions and programs have included Yinka Shonibare CBE (2019), Nate Young and Mika Horibuchi (2020), Emerging Artists Fellows (2019), Emerging Artists Fellows (2020), Theodora Allen: Saturnine (2021), and Sif Itona Westerberg: Twin Flame, Double Ruin (2024).

Photograph: Clockwise, Mike Horibuchi, Sif Westerberg, Maryam Taghavi, and Nate Young.


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