There's no better time than summer for a little garden party, and this Friday, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is throwing a free indoor-outdoor soiree to preview its new summer exhibition.
Guests can take an early look at "Peter Coffin: Here & There" from 7 to 10 p.m. when the museum opens its galleries and courtyard. "Here & There," which amasses the all-over-the-map installations and sculptures of the quirky New York conceptual artist Coffin, officially opens Saturday. (Also on display is the well-reviewed "Jennie C. Jones: Directions" exhibit that opened last month.)
True to its name, "Here & There" is installed in several locations across the museum and courtyard. The museum will have cash bars outside.
The museum also announced that the next Hirshhorn After Hours event will be Oct. 25, in connection with the opening of “Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950.”