Master Class: John Cage’s STEPS – A Composition For A Painting with Ray Kass

Don’t miss this exciting chance to learn about and witness a STEPS performance created by John Cage and influenced by Merce Cunningham.

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, September 19, for John Cage’s STEPS: A Composition For A Painting with Ray Kass in Carmichael Dance Studio 2307.

This workshop is with artist and Mountain Lake Workshop founder, Ray Kass, in collaboration with the Gregg Museum’s exhibition Rural Avant-Garde – The Mountain Lake Experience.

Seating is limited! Please email Tara Mullins at to register.

Rural Avant-Garde – The Mountain Lake Experience

Rural Avant-Garde – The Mountain Lake Experience will be on display until December 30, 2018, in Adams and Woodson Galleries. Painting with fire, dancing in ink, or exploiting decomposition, artists such as composer John Cage, choreographer Merce Cunningham, poet/ceramicist M.C. Richards, photographer Sally Mann came to Virginia’s Mountain Lake for a series of art experiments involving scientists, scholars, and local folks. Other participants included visionary Howard Finster; Japanese sculptor Jiro Okura; official New York waste management artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles; East Harlem street artist James De La Vega; Zen scholar Stephen Addiss; and painter Ray Kass. Organized by the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts at Longwood University, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.