Artist Talks: Reimagining The Power of Art + Play
Hear directly from the Museum’s commissioned artists in our live Artist Talk series! Learn about the upcoming installations and programs being planned for 2021 and get to know the artists behind the art. This year’s theme is Reimagining the Power of Art + Play, exploring topics on play, art, healing, community, identity and the Museum’s role in a post-COVID-19 world. Each Artist Talk will focus on different ways the Museum will be reimagining its spaces and programs for this year and what visitors can look forward to!
Next Artist Talk
Reimagining Emotion with Risa Puno
June 16, 2021 at 6pm PST
Risa Puno creates playful art installations that help people process their emotions. Her interactive artwork, In the Balance, will debut for the first time in San Diego in the Museum Park this summer. In this talk, Puno joins Director of Exhibitions, Megan Dickerson, to reflect on how playful takes on serious world issues, and might help us better understand ourselves and how we relate to others.
Risa Puno is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist whose interactive and fun installations investigate universal human experiences. Visit the artist’s website.
The Artist Talk Series is presented by the Rain House Circle, passionate advocates and dedicated donors committed to The New Children’s Museum’s practice of commissioning contemporary artists to inspire art and play for a better world.