The performing arts program is designed to uncover parallels between an exhibition’s visual art and its counterparts in music, theatre and dance. Affordable and accessible programs may feature local, state or regional artists, solo acts or small ensembles, excerpts or full-length productions, workshops, adult professionals or aspiring young thespians holding forth in the intimate 100-seat Hopkins Theatre or cabaret style in the Kricker Gallery.
Outstanding professional musicians, both local and imported, are engaged to explore an exhibition through its musical parallels.
A dramatic interpretation of exhibition concepts through physical movement and dance that may involve Cirque d’Art Theatre performers, local and regional perfomance artists, or a collaborative combination.
Cirque d’Art Theater is the residency performing arts troupe of the museum for over a decade.