Museum of Art Events

Monday

October 7, 2013 7:30 pm

Global Lens Film: LIFE KILLS ME (La Vida Me Mata)

Global Lens Film: LIFE KILLS ME (La Vida Me Mata)

Life and death come wrapped in a mutual embrace, both absurd and poignant, in this smart comedy about an unlikely friendship between a grieving cinematographer and a morbidly obsessed drifter. At work on a seriously schlocky, low-budget horror film,…

Friday

October 11, 2013 7:00 pm

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – Home / THE INVISIBLE EYE

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – Home / THE INVISIBLE EYE

Set against the backdrop of Argentina’s military regime of the 1980s, Diego Lerman’s engrossing and beautifully acted exploration of the totalitarian urge opens with a portrait of María Teresa, a lonely and deeply repressed assistant teacher at an elite…

Saturday

October 12, 2013 3:00 pm

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – FAT, BALD, SHORT MAN

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – FAT, BALD, SHORT MAN

Lonesome, middle-aged virgin Antonio Farfán is picked on and ridiculed as a matter of course, whether by coworkers or his bullying mooch of a brother (who only calls when he needs money). An employee of a notary’s office, his…

Saturday

October 12, 2013 7:00 pm

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – THE PRIZE

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – THE PRIZE

Under the cloud of a military dictatorship, a young mother and her daughter flee Buenos Aires for the seclusion of a ramshackle cottage along the windy dunes of an Argentine beach. As her mother listens for news from the…

Sunday

October 13, 2013 3:00 pm

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – THE FINGER

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – THE FINGER

After seven years of dictatorship, a remote village in Argentina formally becomes a town with the birth of its 501st inhabitant. Hidalgo, a slick and ingratiating scion, is eager for the new post of mayor. Smelling a rat, Baldomero…

Sunday

October 13, 2013 7:00 pm

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – A USEFUL LIFE

Memories of the Present Past Film Series – A USEFUL LIFE

After twenty-five years, Cinemateca Uruguaya’s most devoted employee, Jorge (real-life Uruguayan critic Jorge Jellinek), still finds his inspiration in caring for the films and audiences that grace the seats and screen of his beloved arthouse cinema. But when dwindling…

Friday

October 18, 2013 1:30 pm

Homeschool Learner Workshops

Homeschool Learner Workshops

Homeschool learner workshops are open to students ages 5-15 @ $5 dollars per person. The museum education staff will guide participants on an exploration of the exhibition and then lead them through an hour of art making.   Three workshops…

Monday

October 21, 2013 7:30 pm

Global Lens Film: MODEST RECEPTION (Paziraie Sadeh)

Global Lens Film: MODEST RECEPTION (Paziraie Sadeh)

Leila and Kaveh are a mysterious pair from Tehran, traveling the mountainous countryside in their Lexus coupe to push big bags of money on the locals. This turns out to be not so easy, but fascinating to watch, as…

Monday

October 28, 2013 7:30 pm

Global Lens Film: THE PARADE (Parada)

Global Lens Film: THE PARADE (Parada)

A group of gay activists in Belgrade strikes a tense alliance with Limun, a Serbian crime boss, whose fiancée demands an extravagant wedding that only struggling gay theater director Mirko and his friends can provide. In exchange, macho Limun…