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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

The 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 29, 2019, 11am Sep 29, 2019, 2pm
An extraordinary global event will take place from September 26 to October 6, 2019, when over 100,000 people in over 300 cities across six continents gather in cinemas, galleries, universities, museums, and cafes for one view and vote on short films in the 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.    On entry to the venue, every audience member will be given a ballot to vote for the best short films and actor at the conclusion of the show. Votes will be tallied at MANHATTAN SHORT headquarters in NYC and the winners will be announced at on Monday, October 7th.    The Festival’s mission is to unite audiences across the globe for one week via the most compelling short films submitted ... (View more)

Mountains & Rivers: Chinese Landscape Painting as Personal Expression

Oct 2, 2019, 12pm
Wednesday October 2, 2019 at noon By Claudia Brown, Ph.D. Professor of Art History, Arizona State University   Mountains and rivers played a major role as esteemed subjects for painters in traditional China.  References to old masters were important, but artists interpreted landscape scenes in their own ways.  Some artists commemorated actual places while others painted ideal “mountains of the mind.”  This group of paintings on view encompasses works by professional artists, court painters and scholar-artists from China’s Ming and Qing dynasties. All are recent gifts to the Museum from the Papp Family Collection.  Included is a painting by a female artist and a painting by an artist who made his career i... (View more)

FCA Presents Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

Oct 3, 2019, 7pm
Friends of Contemporary Art present a simulcast screening* of the unveiling of "The Testaments," Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to "The Handmaid’s Tale." The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. The publication of Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale" in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of women’s rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression. Live from the London stage, Atwood will be interviewed by ... (View more)

October Object of the Month

Oct 3, 2019, 11:30am Oct 5, 2019, 11:30am 3 More Engagement(s) Available
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.