Surroundings: A Tribute to Maya Lin

Event Date: 
Sun Oct 16, 2022 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Event Location: 
Kogod Courtyard
Event Cost: 

Free

Event Category: 
Performances
In conjunction with the Portrait Gallery’s “One Life: Maya Lin” exhibition, Dana Tai Soon Burgess, the Portrait Gallery’s choreographer-in-residence, premieres his newest modern dance. Performed by seven members of the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, the piece will be accompanied by opera singers Millicent Scarlett and Keith Hudspeth, with Dana Scott on piano.

The National Portrait Gallery’s Choreographer in Residence Dana Tai Soon Burgess will sign purchased copies from the museum’s store of his new memoir Chino and the Dance of the Butterfly on October 16, in the G street lobby from 4-6, ahead of the 6pm performance Surroundings: A Tribute to Maya Lin in the Kogod courtyard.