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Films

Overview

Come experience Hollywood magic here at the Museum. We present classics, documentaries, and recent art films. Enjoy complimentary popcorn with beverages available for purchase. Following each show, join us for a brief discussion.

2018–2019 Schedule

Andrei Rublev (1966)
Thu, Aug 2, 2018, at 5:30 PM

(Not Rated) Andrei Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history, a period marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and by Tatar invasions. Watch the trailer.

 
Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)
Thu, Sep 6, 2018, at 5:30 PM

(Not Rated) A collector or art and artists, Peggy Guggenheim fought through personal tragedy to build one of the world’s most important collections of modern art, now enshrined in her famous Venetian palazzo. The film is a compendium of famous 20th-century painting and sculpture mixed with the wild and iconoclastic life of one of the most powerful women in the history of the art world. Watch the trailer.

 
Goya: Crazy like a Genius (2002)
Thu, Nov 1, 2018, at 5:30 PM

(Not Rated) Written and presented by renowned art critic Robert Hughes, Crazy Like A Genius explores the world of Francisco Goya: charting his achievements as a court painter, satirist and war reporter, as well as a topographer of the inner self – of madness, fear and despair.

Related Exhibition: Continuum

 
Woman in Gold (2015)
Thu, Feb 7, 2019, at 5:30 PM

(PG–13) Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in the remarkable true story of one woman’s battle against the establishment to recover her family possessions that had been seized by Nazis during WWII. Watch the trailer.

 
James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty (2014)
Thu, Mar 7, 2019, at 5:30 PM

(Not Rated) Best known for the groundbreaking portrait of his mother, James McNeill Whistler was the original art star. But beneath the high gloss, the struggle of this genius to find his own voice resulted in a breakaway style that moved painting towards abstraction and would revolutionize the art world in his time-and beyond. Watch the trailer.

Related Exhibition: Pairs and Partners

 
Downtown 81 (1981)
Thu, Apr 4, 2019, at 5:30 PM

(Unrated) Starring the legendary American painter, graffiti artist, poet and musician Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Downtown 81 is both a post-modernist fairytale and a vivid depiction of the downtown New York art and music scene in the early 1980s. Watch the trailer.

 
Georgia O’Keeffe (2009)
Thu, Jun 6, 2019, at 5:30 PM

(Not Rated) The turbulent, 20-year love affair between artist Georgia O’Keeffe and photographer Alfred Steiglitz fuels some of the most important art of the 20th century. Watch a preview.

Related Collection Work: Hills Before Taos