What is a Just World? Our Visitors Respond with Love, Equity, and Tacos
Open Corner is an area near our Hammer Store that is designated for visitor participatory projects. In our current iteration of Open Corner, we encourage visitors to engage with the overarching goal of our mission statement—build a more just world.
Behind the Scenes in the Registrar Department
I met with Alex Bancroft, assistant registrar, and Haley Di Pressi, registrarial assistant, to gain a new understanding of this department. From traveling across the Atlantic on a cargo plane with an artwork, to “tucking in” prints in their storage boxes like babies, Alex and Haley shared what it’s like to work as registrars at the Hammer.
Hammer Highlights 2016: Installing Leap Before You Look
It was such a delight to install Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957. One of the nice aspects about being a part of an installation process is the intimate relationship we develop with the works. We unpack, examine, hold, and measure each work, and as such get a very tactile understanding of each thing we handle.