Clay Center for Arts and Sciences of West Virginia
Charleston, West Virginia
March 3 - April 29, 2018
The Juliet Art Museum at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences has selected 27 instructional works from a list of over 250, all of which are featured in the book do it: the compendium (2013). Coordinated for the Museum by Curator Jessica O’Hearn, Exhibition Coordinator Cara Taylor, and the Clay Center staff, do it will open in March of 2018.
The museum will collaborate with members of the Charleston community and organizations including West Virginia State University, the West Virginia Dance Company, the West Virginia State Folklorist, and local artists to engage in the planning and implementation of many of these projects before the opening of the exhibition. Several projects will be ongoing and will engage visitors to the museum on a regular basis, including works by Louise Bourgeois, Amy E. Cohen and Francisco J. Varela, Aaron Koblin, Yoko Ono, David Lamelas, William Forsythe, Marjetica Potrc, Andrei Monastyrski, Jerome Bel, Erwin Wurm, Joseph Grigely, Hassan Kahn, and Hannah Weinberger.
The Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia opened on July 12, 2003. The Center, a 240,000 square foot structure, houses performing arts, visual arts and sciences under one roof – one of the few of its kind in the country. Located in the state’s capital city of Charleston, the facility is home to the Clay Center’s Avampato Discovery Museum, the Juliet Art Museum and the Maier Foundation Performance Hall, home of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.