|Date/Time:||Thursday , May 23 | 11am–1pm
|Admission:||Free for Members|
Members’ Daytime Preview Hours and Reception
Be the first to view over eighty photographs of the young writers and rebels that would define the Beat Generation—at your leisure—before the Museum opens to the public.
A Gathering of Angels—Opening event for Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg
Thursday , May 23 | 6:30–9pm
Admission: $5 after 5pm (includes Museum admission). Free for Members.
In this highly anticipated opening salvo of the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, enjoy a pop-up poetry salon, drop-in zine making with Rad Dad creators, a typewriter petting zoo, cash bar, and more. Read more »
Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg Curator Talk & Performance
Thursday , May 23 | 7–8pm
Admission: $10 Members; $20 General. Advance members’ discounted tickets on sale April 16.
Members have priority ticketing to a talk about Allen Ginsberg, his life, and the making of the exhibition, Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, with the National Gallery of Art’s Senior Curator of Photographs Sarah Greenough. The talk is followed by an original musical arrangement of Ginsberg’s 1956 poem “America.” Read more »
Public Programs and New Media Initiatives at the CJM are made possible with lead support from The Jim Joseph Foundation. Major support has been provided by the Leavitt Family and supporting sponsorship comes from The Toole Family Charitable Foundation, David B. Gold Foundation, and Alyse Mason Brill and Nathan Brill.