Join us for our ongoing Cocktails and Conversations series on Thursday evenings, focused on delivering engaging discussions relevant to the El Ritmo y La Unidad exhibition. The events are free for MoCA Members and $10 for the general public. Become a member today!
Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 6 – 7 PM
“Paul Camacho in Westport” – A talk with WestPAC’s Kathleen Motes Bennewitz and Ive Covaci, and Independent Curator Benjamin Ortiz
Kathleen Motes Bennewitz, Westport’s Town Curator, joins Benjamin Ortiz, independent curator and collector as they discuss how Westport’s art collection came to acquire numerous Camachos, the larger community in which Camacho lived, and his engagement with regional museums. In addition, WestPAC’s Chair Ive Covaci will discuss the abstract works in the exhibition’s Learning Gallery in relation to Camacho.
Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 6 – 7 PM
The Intersection of Art, Fashion and Lifestyle
Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 6 – 7 PM
Curator Talk with Alexandra M. Thomas
Hear first-hand from the curator of Paul Camacho: El Ritmo y La Unidad as she discusses Camacho’s practice, influences and impact.
Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 6 – 7 PM
Learn About the World of Art Conservation
For over twenty years, Sarah Dove of the Sarah Dove Art Conservation, LLC (Stonington, CT) has been the principal of an independent paper studio servicing museums, cultural institutions and private collectors throughout New England. She is responsible for the care and treatment of rare and unique materials, specializing in works of art on paper. Dove contributed her conservation work to this exhibition.