Robert Gober

Robert Gober & Donna De Salvo

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.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. (cash only)

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

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.