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This Week at the CMA: Art Museum Day, Opening: Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III, Films

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

Art Museum Day
Thu, 5/18
In celebration of Art Museum Day 2017, visitors will have the opportunity to see the CMA's special exhibition Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s for free on Thu, 5/18, and half-off admission on Sat, 5/20 - Sun, 5/21.

Fri, 5/19 & Sun, 5/21
The history, culture, and worldwide resurgence of swing dancing is examined in this lively new documentary. “[Offers] likeable characters and some killer footage of couples throwing each other around at high speed without mussing their hair” —Hollywood Reporter. 

COMING SOON: Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III
Sun, 5/21–Sun, 9/3
See ink paintings from the gift of George Gund III, on view for the first time since 2000, alongside a selection of additional works from the CMA’s collection. 

Open Now: Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s
Through Sun, 8/6
Discover Alex Katz’s innovative paintings of the 1950s in the first major museum exhibition of these works. Combining abstraction with recognizable imagery, Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes foreshadowed the development of Pop Art. 

Through Sun, 8/13
Explore some of the most visually exciting and technically innovative prints ever made from Atelier 17, an experimental workshop for modernist printmakers during the mid-twentieth century. 
 
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