Public Invited to Opening Events for Special Bayly
Art Museum Exhibition
14, 2000 -- The public and press are invited to the
public kickoff of the exhibition Hindsight/Fore-site: Art for the
New Millennium on Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m. in the County Office
Building on the corner of Preston Avenue and McIntire Road. Most
of the artists will be present and curator Lyn Rushton will present
a slide overview of the sites and projects open for viewing.
the presentation, artists Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil will perform,
also at the County Office Building. Hamilton will read text while
Mercil, in the costume of a crow, enacts a performance piece that
relates to his site-specific installations at the Bayly Art Museum,
Ash Lawn-Highland, Pavilion 9 and the ticket window of the Paramount
are being taken now for bus tours of all Millennium exhibitions
sites, provided by Van-on-the-Go, on Saturday and Sunday, June 17-18.
The tours will begin following the opening festivities, and will
leave from the County Office Building. For reservation, please call
975-8267. Please note that this is a corrected number (from that
in the brochure).
hours for the two Ix exhibitions at 531 Ware Street -- Ann Hamilton's
"ghost" and Barbara MacCallum's "The Metamorphosis
of a Scientific Article Produced in Mr. Jefferson's University in
the Year 2000" will be open to the public Thursday-Sunday,
1-5 p.m. throughout the summer.
on Saturday, June 17, artist Lucio Pozzi will perform "Reading
the News" throughout the day at the Paramount Theater.
Sunday, June 18, at 3 p.m., the Bayly Art Museum will host a special
viewing of the Light House work "Video Diaries 2000."