Downtown Forever: Artists and Conservators in Conversation

In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:
Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

Please note: This program was originally scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017, but was postponed due to inclement weather.

Join artists Mimi Gross and Robert Whitman (both included in Inventing Downtown) in conversation with conservators Kate Lewis (MoMA), Kendra Roth (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Jennifer Hickey (Private Practice) about preserving their work and legacy. The discussion will consider works of art from the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation collection as well as featured objects from the artists’ studios.

Organized by the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation and Voices in Contemporary Art (VoCA), and co-sponsored by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.

Tickets $15.

Information:, 212/529-4906.

Starts 6/22/17 6:00 pm
Ends 6/22/17 8:00 pm
Location The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation, 526 LaGuardia Place
Cost $15


Program Types: Conversation