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MASS MoCA Building 6 Grand Opening
May 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm UTC-4
More art, more music, and a bike path through the building.
On May 28, MASS MoCA doubles in size. Join us for an all-day celebration featuring a members’ preview, a Soundsuit parade, and a concert with veteran rockers CAKE.
MASS MoCA launches into the summer season on May 28 with the opening of Building 6, the third phase of campus development that encompasses 130,000 square feet of interior renovations to the museum’s 19th-century mill buildings, and features work from artists Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, and Gunnar Schonbeck (Bang on a Can). Additional artists to be shown in Building 6 include Spencer Finch, Dawn DeDeaux, Lonnie Holley, Mary Lum, Barbara Ernst Prey, Janice Kerbel, Joe Wardwell, and Sarah Crowner.
Opening Day Schedule
All day: DJ
Most of the day: Food trucks!
10am: Building 6 Members’ Preview: Become a member to see it first
11am: Main galleries open (except Building 6)
12pm: Building 6 opens, with welcoming remarks
3pm: Nick Cave’s Soundsuit celebration, choreographed by Sandra Burton
6pm: Brooklyn United Marching Band
8pm: CAKE in concert on Joe’s Field
North Adams residents receive free admission to the museum on this day.