Tickets for The Shed’s pre-opening program A Prelude to The Shed is now available to the public. The free, two-week arts event (May 1–13) will showcase The Shed’s mission to support artistic invention and present multiple art forms in one flexible space.
Architect Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ Works has collaborated with artist Tino Sehgal to transform an undeveloped lot at Tenth Avenue and West 31st Street (one block from The Shed’s permanent home) into a temporary venue whose structural elements can be moved and reconfigured in a fluid integration of architecture and choreography.
10th Avenue between West 30th and West 31st Street, entrance on West 31st Street
Event Dates: Tuesday, May 1 – Sunday, May 13, 2018 (no programming Monday, May 7)
Event Times: 11:30 am – 5:30 pm; panel discussions begin at 6 pm; music performances begin at 7:30 pm
Tickets Available: Beginning Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 12 pm EST
This variation by artist Tino Sehgal; Pas de Deux Cent Douze, a new work by choreographer William Forsythe; musical performances by Abra, Azealia Banks and Arca; D.R.E.A.M. Ring dance battles; A stroll through the fun palace, featuring architect Cedric Price‘s archives; and panel discussions curated by Dorothea von Hantelmann.
Tickets to A Prelude to The Shed are free and can be reserved at theshed.org (maximum of two advance tickets per person). A limited number of same-day tickets will also be available at the door. Prelude is rain or shine; all tickets are general admission, standing.
Full schedule here.
More information about A Prelude to The Shed is available here.