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Sing Your Favorite Book


Sing Your Favorite Book

Join us this summer for a residency with musician and sound curator Jessica Catron. For her project Sing Your Favorite Book, performers will sing excerpts from their favorite books, in conjunction with the exhibition Ed Ruscha: On the Road

Today Tany Ling will be singing excerpts from "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" by Michael Chabon.

The Hammer Museum’s Public Engagement program seeks to create a new kind of interactive museum: an artist-driven visitor engagement program that encourages contact among visitors, artists, and Museum staff, and activates spaces in imaginative ways.

Public Engagement and AIR were established in 2009 thanks to a James Irvine Foundation Arts Innovation Fund grant. Via AIR, artists examine and respond to fundamental museum issues related to the visitor experience in an attempt to deepen the Hammer’s connection with its guests.

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