Museum Calendar

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July 2014

 

31

2 p.m.

Themed Art Tour: American at the Appleton A tour of American artists and subject matter from the permanent collection, including the story of Arthur Appleton.
 

August 2014

 

1

10 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Pint Sized Picassos(July 28-August 1) ends

 

1

1-4 p.m.

Summer Art Camp Me, Myself and I(July 28-August 1) ends

 

3

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Harlem was the scene of a passionate outburst of creativity by African-American visual artists in the 1920s and 1930s. (60 minutes)

 

4

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Escape to Egypt(August 4-8) starts, Contact Mary Moore for more information.

 

8

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Escape to Egypt(August 4-8) ends

 

10

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, A Century of Quilts This film celebrates the art of quilting by featuring selections from the best 100 American quilts of the 20th century.(77 minutes)

 

17

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, A Group of Seven - In Celebration Believing that a distinct Canadian art could be developed through direct contact with nature, The Group of Seven is most famous for its paintings inspired by the Canadian landscape and initiated the first major Canadian national art movement. This film highlights the careers of AY Jackson, Arthur Lismer and Frederick Varley. (53 minutes)

 

24

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Masters of Animation: USA and Canada This film includes segments on animated filmmaking in the United States, the National Film Board of Canada, CBS Radio Canada and Canadian independant animators.(85 minutes)

 

28

2 p.m.

Themed Art Tour: Big Apple Meets Little Apple Featuring artists that are in the permanent collection of the Appleton and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, NY.

 

31

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Mona Lisa Revealed: Secrets of the Painting Pascal Cotte's photographs of the Mona Lisa, taken at 240 million pixels reveal 26 secrets about the masterpiece and how it was painted. (50 minutes)
 

September 2014

 

30

3-5 p.m.

Drawing in the Gallery

 

7

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature- who threatens and often succeeds in destroying his art, sometimes before it is even finished (90 minutes)

 

14

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, The Hague School: Touched by Nature Influenced by French artists such as Corot and Millet, a group of 19th century Dutch painters dared to take art out of the studio and into nature. (45 minutes)

 

16

2 p.m.

CF International Film Series, Monsiur Lazhar In this Oscar nominated French Canadian film, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom at a Montréal public grade school. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

 

21

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Arts & the Mind (Part 1) Hosted by Lisa Kudrow, this two-part special reveals the crucial impact of the arts on the human brain across our lifetimes and explores its particularly vital role in human development during youth and older age. (60 minutes)

 

28

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Arts & the Mind (Part 2) Hosted by Lisa Kudrow, this two-part special reveals the crucial impact of the arts on the human brain across our lifetimes and explores its particularly vital role in human development during youth and older age. (60 minutes))

 

30

2 p.m.

CF International Film Series, The Violin In an unnamed Latin American country that closely resembles Mexico, the government fights a rural insurgency. A family of grandfather, son and grandson are among the rebels in the hills. The grandfather, with his violin over his shoulder, tries to pass the checkpoint, ostensibly to tend his corn crop. The commanding officer lets him pass but insists on a daily music lesson. Can the old man ferry out the ammunition in his violin case under the soldiers' nose?