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Today at the Museum
Friday, October 31, 2014

10:00 am

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

10:00 am

Young children and their favorite grown-up are introduced to the museum, art, and verbal and visual literacy. This creative program combines art making, storytelling, movement, and play.

11:15 am

Young children and their favorite grown-up are introduced to the museum, art, and verbal and visual literacy. This creative program combines art making, storytelling, movement, and play.

1:30 pm
Atrium

There’s nothing better than tagging along on a public tour to learn new perspectives and hear great storytelling about the works in our collections. Public tours are offered daily at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Tours depart from the Information Desk in the Atrium, where docent guide and topic will be listed.

5:00 pm
Extended through October 31

Each Friday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., Provenance will feature a select beverage “tasting” menu and pair it with complimentary small bites from the chef served outside on the open-air rooftop terrace located above the restaurant.

6:00 pm

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

Friday, October 31, 2014, 6:45 pm

A wealthy Southern family is riven by greed and corruption in this sinister, corrosive film version of Lillian Hellman’s famous play. Bette Davis is regal. Cinematographer Gregg Toland shot this movie right after he did Citizen Kane.

Aleksandra Domanović works across a range of media to investigate how existing images and information circulate, and rearranges them in various ways to produce new meaning and content.

Epic Systems: Three Monumental Paintings by Jennifer Bartlett will bring together Bartlett’s most ambitious works in an installation that spans the entirety of her significant career.

An exhibition of 15 botanically inspired luxury textiles drawn from CMA’s exemplary collection.

Through 167 photographs and illustrated books, the Raymond collection tells two stories: one of a radical moment in early twentieth-century art and the other of an impassioned collector whose adventurous spirit and vision harmonized perfectly with his subject.

Influenced by the Harlem Renaissance, Jacob Lawrence (1912–2000) believed that art should be a quest for both personal and communal identity, a philosophy he advocated throughout his long and distinguished career.

Famed landscape painter Frederic Church (1826-1900) had a long-standing love affair with the natural beauty of Maine. Over the course of three decades, he visited often, creating intimately scaled sketches in a variety of media that served to inspire his major works.

This exhibition focuses on relationships among the photographic work of three artists active during the 1970s that drew on ideas of surrealist/Dada culture of the 1920s and 1930s and influenced succeeding generations of photographers and media artists. Each embraced photography as one element of an artistic practice guided as much by literature, philosophy, and an attention to popular culture as by classical formal concerns of the medium. Yet, photographic process and context remained important to them.

Showcases the development and primacy of Netherlandish manuscript painting during the later Middle Ages with works from the permanent collection