Calendar Friday, January 13, 2017
The Museum will be open 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Highlights of the Caroline Wiess Law Building–Law Building
Discover architectural and artistic treasures on this tour of the Law Building, designed by William Ward Watkin with additions by Kenneth Franzheim and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei–Beck Building
Characterized by their extraordinary splendor, beauty and richness, the objects on view in Emperors’ Treasures: Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei represent the highlights of China’s artistic accomplishments. Explore the different roles that rulers of the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties had in the establishment and development of new artistic directions at their courts on this 45-minute, docent-led tour.
Fire at Sea is one of 2016’s most compelling documentaries. The Italian island of Lampedusa has long been the destination of men, women, and children making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean from Africa, fleeing conflicts, famine, and drought. This observational approach chronicles the unlikely coexistence of recently arrived refugees with the island’s residents.
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Art Crowd Party “Degas: A New Vision”–Law Building
Party with the Art Crowd! The Museum's group for young members is getting together for an after-hours look at the exhibition Degas: A New Vision. Guests enjoy cocktails, light bites, music, and the opportunity to meet other young art enthusiasts.