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Roof Garden Performance: George Clinton

Free with Museum admission

Friday, September 8, 2023 at 7 pm EDT
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden

Due to the continued inclement weather, tonight's George Clinton Roof Garden Performance has been moved to The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium in the Egyptian WingNew start time will be 7:30pm.

Artist Lauren Halsey attributes some of her earliest artistic inspiration to funk pioneer George Clinton and his groundbreaking Parliament-Funkadelic (P-Funk) ensemble. Many of Halsey's artworks make reference to Parliament-Funkadelic's sci-fi, Afrofuturist explorations—and when Clinton himself first saw her art, he was blown away. The two are now good friends, and Clinton considers Halsey a mainstay of the P-Funk collective.

As part of Halsey's Roof Garden Commission, The Met welcomes iconic funk innovator Clinton to the rooftop for a limited, one-night-only performance. See Clinton and his band against Halsey's regal installation, search for the hidden Parliament-Funkadelic references within the interactive sculpture, and celebrate the last few days of summer!

Due to overwhelming demand, the drawing is now closed. Thank you for your interest. Recipients will be notified by email on Friday, September 1. Recipients must confirm their attendance via return email by 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 5; otherwise, they will forfeit their ticket. A waitlist will be kept in the event of cancellations. One entry per person. Must be 18 or older. 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Drawing ends on the earlier of September 1, 2023 at 12 pm ET, or once 1000 entries are received; a completed entry must be received by the close of the promotion period. Must be a resident of the U.S., and at least 18 years of age to enter. See Official Rules for complete details. Sponsor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028. See the Official Rules for more information. If you have any questions, please email 

Photo: Lauren Halsey (American, b. 1987)
Installation view of The Roof Garden Commission: Lauren Halsey, the eastside of south central los angeles hieroglyph prototype architecture (I), 2022
© Lauren Halsey. Courtesy of the artist; David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles/New York
Image credit: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photo by Hyla Skopitz

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