Eccentric collector David Walsh presents mind-bending works at his Museum of Old and New Art. Its new wing, Pharos, stars immersive experiences by light artist James Turrell. In “Unseen Seen,” two visitors at a time sign waivers, climb into a large “egg,” and recline in kinetic color; in “Event Horizon” viewers stand in a cube-space where morphing light obliterates orientation.
Art is everywhere, breaking the rules and bursting beyond the boundaries of boxy museums. Cultural organizations large and small lead the charge by activating spaces and places outside of traditional galleries, theaters, and concert halls. Audiences, no longer content as mere spectators, are now part of the performance. Here are 24 electrifying ways to sense the creative energy.
- Nat Geo Expeditions