Today at the Museum
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Join practicing artists in our studios to play with ideas and materials while developing skills and techniques. All skill levels welcome. Classes include drawing, watercolor, painting, photography, and illustration.
Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Additional tours offered on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.
Spring Session: Select special workshops on Wednesdays and Saturdays from March to May.
We’re excited to offer All-Ages workshops for adults and children accompanied by their favorite grown-up.
Please note: Children under 14 must take the class with a registered adult.
Hailed as one of the most vital standard-bearers of modern African music, Fatoumata Diawara is boldly experimental yet respectful of her roots. Her spectacular 2011 debut album made the Malian singer and guitarist the most talked about new African artist on the planet. Hers is the voice of young African womanhood—proud of her heritage but with a vision that looks confidently to the future and a message that is universal.
Video art emerged in the 1960s with the advent of video recording devices and steadily gained traction alongside the increased presence of television in daily life. The latter forever changed how images were distributed, consumed, and eventually reconstituted in and beyond art.
For much of the 20th century, contact sheets (also called proof sheets) were vital to the practice of photography. The rising popularity of roll film encouraged more and more exposures; the best frame would be chosen later.
Focusing on Louis Comfort Tiffany’s passion for stained glass as a way to bring Nature’s splendid color into the home, this exhibition explores Tiffany’s vivid designs in relation to emerging artistic and craft movements at the turn of the 20th century.