Heat Waves in a Swamp curator Robert Gober is a sculptor who has exhibited widely in both the U.S and abroad. In 2001 he was chosen to represent the United States in the 49th Venice Biennale. His other curatorial work includes The Meat Wagon at the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas (2005), and Anni Albers, Robert Beck, Cady Noland, Joan Semmel, and Nancy Shaver: Black and White Photographs 1975-77 at Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (1999). Donna De Salvo is chief curator and associate director of programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and former senior curator at Tate Modern. She is also a noted expert on the work of Andy Warhol and helped to establish the curatorial and archival programs for the Andy Warhol Museum, where she served as adjunct curator.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis. As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing and seat selection, subject to availability.
Parking is available under the museum for a flat fee of $3 after 6PM.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.