Curator Tour of “Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob’s Pillow 1906-1940”
Saturday, August 11th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
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Enter the world of Jacob’s Pillow founder Ted Shawn and visionary modern dancer Ruth St. Denis. Over 350 objects from the Jacob’s Pillow Archives, including bejeweled and embroidered costumes pulled from the antique touring trunks, photographs, props, backdrops, and original artworks offer a glimpse into the early careers of this pioneering couple. Walk through the exhibition with curators Kevin Murphy and Caroline Hamilton and learn about the contributions of Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis to American modern dance.