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RSVP For The SXSL Kickoff Breakfast With James Turrell & David Adjaye

On the President’s desk there’s a plaque that reads, “Hard things are hard.” For artist James Turrell and architect David Adjaye, taking on the hard work has motivated them to push physical limits, build audacious structures, and consistently challenge the standards of art and architecture. For over half a century, Turrell has worked with light and space to create works that challenge the limits of human perception. Since the late 1970s, he has been working on Roden Crater, a large-scale artwork created within a volcanic cinder cone in Northern Arizona. Adjaye has designed innovative structures around the world including to London’s Rivington Place, the Nobel Peace Center in Norway, and D.C’s newest landmark, the National Museum of African American History and Culture. To kick-off SXSL, Turrell and Adjaye will discuss the challenges and rewards of taking on the “hard things” through their groundbreaking projects. This event is hosted at the Newseum, in collaboration with Events DC.

South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action


Guest Speakers
James Turrell and David Adjaye

Michael Govan

October 3rd, 2016

8:00 - 11:30 am

Newseum Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Breakfast, coffee, and tea will be served.

Want to Join? RSVP below.