Calendar

Format: 2/27/17

Late Night Film: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Friday, March 17, 9:00 p.m.

If you know the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow or the appropriate countdown for the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, join us for a quote-along screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail complete with coconuts and a crown fit for the King of the Britons. Supplies limited to the first 125 attendees.

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Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.

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Paul Watson

Tuesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize–winning author and photojournalist Paul Watson sheds light on a story intricately linked with the broken mast in the DMA’s signature painting The Icebergs by Frederic Edwin Church. Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845—whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice—with the modern tale of the scientists, divers, and local Inuit behind the incredible discovery of the flagship’s wreck in 2014.

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Homeschool Class for Families: Decked Out Dec Arts

March 23 or 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Homeschool Class for Families is for children ages 6-12 and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

In March, we'll have fun with form and function in the Museum's Decorative Arts Galleries. Afterward, we'll get down with a design challenge in the Art Studio!

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Teen Tour: Modernism, Part 2

Thursday, March 23, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Explore the history of art on a tour just for teens! Join us as we uncover the story of the DMA's collection through discussion in the galleries and art making in the Tech Lab. No prior art history knowledge required—we'll get you up to speed!

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Boshell Lecture: Women of the Ancient World

Thursday, March 23, 7:00 p.m.

In celebration of Women's History Month, join three DMA curators, Dr. Anne Bromberg, Dr. Kimberly L. Jones, and Dr. Roslyn A. Walker, for a look at objects in the collection that tell the stories of trailblazing women.

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Teen Homeschool Workshop: Dec Arts Design Challenge

Friday, March 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Designers throughout history occupied two worlds: the visual world of the artist, and the mechanical world of an engineer. Explore our decorative arts collection and the design process behind works of art we live with and use every day. Then join forces with your fellow students for a design challenge inspired by works in the galleries. Ages 13-19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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Adam Haslett

Friday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.

Imagine Me Gone, Adam Haslett’s latest novel, is a fiercely intimate story of a family facing the ultimate question: how far will we go to save the people we love the most? A 2016 Kirkus Prize finalist and National Book Award Longlist selection, Imagine Me Gone examines the impact of mental illness on a family, as told from the perspective of five different intricately rendered characters. Haslett is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Yale Law School, and recipient of the Berlin Prize. His short story collection You Are Not a Stranger Here was a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist. 

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Teen Workshop: Sound Design with Frank Dufour

Saturday, March 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Explore the creative possibilities offered by the addition of sound to the experience of discovering a painting or sculpture. How does the visual work of art evoke sounds and music? How does the addition of sound change the viewing experience of the work? Join artist Frank Dufour in this hands-on workshop to record, sample, mix, and compose a multisensory experience. Ages 13–19; all materials provided, and no prior experience necessary.

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