Anne Brigman Story Share + Curatorial Tour
Thursday, December 8 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Free for Members + NonMembers
Come explore the art of storytelling and poetry, inspired by our current exhibition In the Heart of the Wild: Anne Brigman and her Inner Circle. For this Story Share, we will be led on a tour of the exhibit In the Heart of the Wild by NUMU Art Curator Marianne McGrath. Then, the group will create stories individually or collaborate to build a story, inspired by the work of Anne Brigman.
Born in 1869, Anne Brigman moved to Los Gatos when she was 16 years old. She first studied painting, but gravitated to photography and began exhibiting in 1902. Brigman focused on rugged landscapes and the female body, which resulted in new ways to explore feminine identity. She exhibited nationally and abroad, was published both as an artist in the photo journal Camera Work, and as a poet in her book Songs of A Pagan. All of her work reveals a love of nature, a connection to the mystical and an element of freedom.
NUMU hosts a monthly gathering celebrating the oral tradition of storytelling. Led by experienced members of the Storytelling Association of California (SAC), participants, from novice to expert, can both listen and have the opportunity to share their own stores. No experience necessary. Second Thursday of each month downstairs, in the NUMU Studio. Adult content, may not be appropriate for children.