FILM: The First Monday in May

Jun 1, 2016, 7pm
"The First Monday in May" chronicles a year's worth of preparations for the Costume Institute’s Chinese-inspired fashion exhibit China: Through the Looking Glass and the gala which accompanied the exhibit. Andrew Bolton, the Chief Curator at the Costume Institute, conceptualizes and designs the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala with Anna Wintour, Editor-In-Chief of American Vogue. The Met Gala, the Costume Institute's annual event, is a multi-million dollar fundraiser and joint event organized by Vogue and the MET. The film also depicts Wintour's daily life and questions fashion as art. As of 2016, China: Through the Looking Glassis the most visited exhibit in the Costume Institute's history and one of the ... (View more)

FILM: The First Monday In May

Jun 1, 2016, 5pm
"The First Monday in May" chronicles a year's worth of preparations for the Costume Institute’s Chinese-inspired fashion exhibit China: Through the Looking Glass and the gala which accompanied the exhibit. Andrew Bolton, the Chief Curator at the Costume Institute, conceptualizes and designs the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gala with Anna Wintour, Editor-In-Chief of American Vogue. The Met Gala, the Costume Institute's annual event, is a multi-million dollar fundraiser and joint event organized by Vogue and the MET. The film also depicts Wintour's daily life and questions fashion as art. As of 2016, China: Through the Looking Glass is the most visited exhibit in the Costume Institute's history and one of the most visited exhib... (View more)

National Theatre Live: As You Like It

Jun 5, 2016, 2pm
Whiteman Hall Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love. NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is a simulcast from the London National Theatre and is not a live performance at the Museum. Cost: $15 Museum Members, students with ID; $18 general admissio... (View more)

Contemporary Forum 2016 Summer Film Festival: F for Fake

Jun 15, 2016, 6:30pm
The CF 2016 Summer Film Festival starts off with Orson Welles' free-form documentary about fakery and the notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory and Elmyr's biographer, Clifford Irving. Along the way, Welles plays a few tricks of his own on the audience. This film screening is free and open to the public. Runtime: 89 minutes. Rated PG      

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