Second Sundays

Second Sundays is a free event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education.


Free to attend

On View

Stewart & Stewart: Grand Ole Opera

Pioneer Works is pleased to present Grand Ole Opera, a performative exhibition by Tennessee-born artists Willie Stewart and Brent Stewart. The exhibition marks the Stewarts’ institutional debut in the United States.

In 1944, country music star Bob Wills appalled purists when he insisted on performing his set with drums at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. Drums marked an iconoclastic break with tradition which threatened the hallowed “Home of American Music.” Inspired by Wills, the Stewarts’ Grand Ole Opera stages immersive theatrical installations that recr...Read more

Mollie McKinley: Salt Priestess

Pioneer Works is pleased to present Mollie McKinley’s Salt Priestess, the artist’s first institutional solo exhibition in the United States. Comprised of photographs and salt and glass sculptures, the exhibition presents alchemical transmutations as a feminist clarion call, one in which female archetypes—situated in and around supernatural landscapes—hover in a strange, symbolic space of ritual and unknowable, primal drama.

Made with a wooden 4×5 camera, McKinley’s photographic tableaux typically portray “priestesses” inhabiting surreal American landscape...Read more



Angel Deradoorian

Angel Deradoorian (born July 18, 1986), also known mononymously as Deradoorian, is a musician based in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for her work with Dirty Projectors whom she left in 2012 to pursue a solo career. In 2015 she released a solo album, The Expanding Flower Planet, while she also featured as a backing vocalist on The Desired Effect by Brandon Flowers and other artists.