April 3, 6, 9, and 13: Plate-Making Workshops
August 15: Dinner at the Coe
Workshop & Dinner Reservations at Eventbrite

The Coe Center has partnered with Cannupa Hanska Luger, an internationally renowned artist, and activist, to create a large scale, interactive artwork, titled FUNCTION. It begins with a series of community workshops, in collaboration with Santa Fe Clay, in which Luger will lead participants in the production of plates concluding with a dinner on August 15, 2019. The dinner will be served family-style at the Coe Center. The making of the plates will be mirrored by the collaborative making of the dinner, led by local chefs and the young people of Youthworks Culinary Arts. At the dinner, participants share food and then at the end of the meal, stand and shatter their dishes on the ground in what Luger calls, “an action of rebellion against the preciousness and driving consumption of art today.” Luger will then grind the remnants into clay grog to be used as a stabilizing tool in his next creations bringing the project full circle. FUNCTION will be simultaneously profound and silly, memorable and ephemeral, triumphant and mundane with the end goal of “turning a table into a bridge.”

Workshops will be held April 3, 6, 9, and 13 at Santa Fe Clay. Ticket are $25 adult; $10 student; free for children under 12 inclusive of both the plate making workshop and the August 15th dinner. More information and reservations at Eventbrite.

Event sponsorships and group dinner ticket sales are also available; for more information please contact Bess Murphy, curator, 505.983.6372 or bmurphy@coeartscenter.org