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Second Saturdays: Women Artists with Marie Bannerot McInerney

Talk/Lecture
Contemporary Art Gallery
FREE
No Ticket Required
row of fabric banners hanging from wall with soft light shinning through
Marie Bannerot McInerney, Trace Me Back, 2023 silk organza, cotton yarn, cement, graphite, dynamic LED light and sonic element 60:00:00. Photo by Tom McFetridge.

This Second Saturday, join us for an interactive artist talk where we take a closer look at the exhibition Trace Me Back. Head into the galleries to hear from the artist Marie Bannerot McInerney from 1 – 1:30. During this gallery talk, you will have an opportunity to meet the artist and learn more about her work. Plus, enjoy an interactive activity inspired by the exhibition. Our Art Cart will be in the galleries with a hands-on activity for all ages!

Free, no registration required. Talk starts at 1 p.m. Art Cart is available from 1:30-4 p.m.

About the Exhibition

Inspired by the tragic love story of Orpheus and Eurydice, Marie Bannerot Mclnerney’s experiential installation Trace Me Back speaks to ideas of impermanence, loss, and those fleeting moments that cannot be undone. Her artistic practice mines recorded histories, ancient mythologies, and natural phenomena to meditate on the relationships between bodies and space, present and past, and perception and position.

About the Artist

Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Marie Bannerot McInerney is a multidisciplinary studio artist and educator born in Houston, Texas. She holds a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute (2002) and a MFA from Washington University in Saint Louis (2012). Mclnerney was a 2018 Charlotte Street Artist Award Fellow and has been the subject of several solo and group exhibitions in the US and abroad, at the Bellevue Arts Museum (Bellevue, WA), Mildred Lane Kemper Museum (Saint Louis, MO), and Han Tianheng Art Museum Shanghai (Shanghai City, China), to name a few.