Upcoming Events

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal will reopen Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Visitor capacity will be limited with entry by timed ticket only. Schedule your visit and reserve your tickets today!

film still from Milford Graves Full Mantis directed by Jake Meginsky
September 25, 2020 –January 24, 2021

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal

An exhibition gathering the many-layered and multi-faceted works of free jazz pioneer and polymath Milford Graves. Presented by Ars Nova Workshop at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.

photo of Milford Graves performing on live French TV in 1973
September 28, 2020 – January 24, 2021

Mondays with Milford

A selection of online video screenings

Bi-weekly screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice.

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal

Sunday, January 24

Coffee & Conversation: Spirituality and Healing Practices in ‘Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal’

An online discussion of Milford Graves’s apothecarial approach as an artist, evidenced by his interests in herbology and the garden as a site of cosmic energy.

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal