OPENING ADDRESS & FORUM: Kierán Suckling, Cannupa Hanska Luger & Curators
September 29, 2019 2:00 PM
Albuquerque Museum 2000 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM
In conjunction with the opening of the exhibition Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande: Contemporary Artists Respond, the public is invited to an opening address and discussion. Beginning with an invocation by Brophy Toledo, Cultural Leader, Jemez Pueblo, the opening address is by Kierán Suckling, Co-founder & Executive Director of the Center for Biological Diversity. Kierán writes and lectures on the threats to, preservation of, and relationships between cultural and biological diversity, and maintains the most comprehensive endangered species research and management database in the United States. The discussion includes artist Cannupa Hanska Luger, who has created a life-sized buffalo skeleton for the exhibition, and co-curators Josie Lopez, PhD, Curator of Art, Albuquerque Museum and Subhankar Banerjee, Lannan Chair, Art & Ecology Program at UNM.
LOCATION: Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM • Free Event info: 505-242-1445 • 516arts.org
Venue info: 505-243-7255 • cabq.gov/museum