Public Program

Book Talk: “Artists We’ve Known”

Please plan to arrive early. This program is expected to be at capacity and seating is limited. Please use Sul Ross Street entrance. The program will also be livestreamed on the Menil’s Instagram page: Instagram.com/menilcollection, or @menilcollection.

Artists Mel Chin and Terrell James join book designer Don Quaintance and the Menil’s Associate Research Curator Clare Elliott for an intimate conversation exploring the recent publication Artists We’ve Known: Selected Works from the Walter Hopps and Caroline Huber Collection. Featuring 50 artists, the book reveals the wide variety of interests and artworks that captured the attention of Menil Founding Director Walter Hopps and his widow, artist and curator Caroline Huber.

A reception will take place from 6–7 p.m. at the Menil Bookstore, and the program will begin in the main building promptly at 7 p.m. The bookstore will also remain open for 30 minutes at the conclusion of the program. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Attending the program:

This program takes place in the main building, located at 1533 Sul Ross Street. Additional information regarding accessibility and parking can be found here.

As always, Menil programs are free and open to all.