Saturday, December 9, 2023, from 3 pm – 5 pm
Museum Lecture Hall
Free | Advance ticket required
Jazz performance: 3 pm – 4 pm, Museum Courtyard
Conversation: 4 pm – 5 pm, Museum Lecture Hall
Join us for a live jazz performance celebrating the exhibition, Alfredo Boulton: Looking at Venezuela (1928–1978). Led by musician Aaron Serfaty, the Latin jazz quartet will perform Venezuelan music of the mid-20th century. Following the performance, curators Jorge Rivas Pérez and Idurre Alonso will discuss Boulton’s use of mid-century modern and historical Venezuelan traditions in the design of his house in Pampatar on Margarita Island, as well as his legacy as an important intellectual in Latin America.
Following the talk, guests are welcome to view the exhibition and enjoy complimentary bites and a hosted bar.
Aaron Serfaty is a professional drummer, percussionist, author, and professor from Caracas, Venezuela.
Jorge F. Rivas Pérez is the Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Latin American Art at the Denver Art Museum.
Idurre Alonso is curator of Latin American collections at the Getty Research Institute.
The conversation will be available on the Getty Research Institute YouTube channel following the event.
Visit the Getty Research Institute’s Exhibitions and Events page for more free programs.
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