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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 Maria Altmann’s battle against the Austrian government to reclaim a family portrait of her Aunt Adele, painted by Gustav Klimt, that had been seized by the Nazis when they took Austria over in 1938. Watch the trailer.

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

(Not Rated) This documentary takes a close look at how the groundbreaking 19th-century artist struggled to find his own voice then pioneered a new way of thinking and breakaway art style that moved painting towards abstraction and revolutionized the art world. Watch the trailer.

Related Exhibition: Pairs and Partners

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

(Unrated) Starring then-unknown artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988), Downtown 81 offers a rare real-life snapshot of an ultra-hip subculture of post-punk era Manhattan during 1980-81. The film also features Village artists as James Chance, Amos Poe, Walter Steding, and Tav Falco. Watch the trailer.

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

(Not Rated) Joan Allen stars as artist Georgia O’Keeffe in this biopic that looks at O’Keeffe’s tumultuous love affair with New York-based photographer Alfred Stieglitz (Jeremy Irons). Watch a preview.