Menil tribute to Edmund Carpenter: marathon reading of Eskimo Realities marks closing of the exhibition Upside Down

In honor of the late, iconoclatic anthropologist, author, filmmaker, and curator Dr. Edmund Snow Carpenter, the Menil presents a reading of his  landmark 1973 book, Eskimo Realities.  The reading, which will take place within the all-white Upside Down gallery on Sunday, July 17, the closing day of exhibition, will begin at 5 p.m. and the museum will remain open until the entire 212-page book is read. Admission is free, but seating is limited.

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