Come down to the museum for a free screening of the film The Collector: Allan Stone’s Life in Art (2007)
Our Museum Matinee series features free art documentary screenings in our lobby area. After the movie, attendees are invited to tour the Museum’s current exhibitions without charge.
On Oct 21, we are showing:
Hairy Who and the Chicago Imagists 2014
“In the mid-1960s, the City of Chicago was an incubator for a group of young artists known as the Imagists.”
Note: some themes and images in this film may not be suitable for children.
Film screening: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray (2016) 1 hour.
An intimate portrait of the groundbreaking artist Elizabeth Murray. This film explores the relationship between Murray’s family life and career, and reconsiders her place in contemporary art history. Footage of Murray in her studio, home videos, interviews with art world luminaries and Murray’s own journals round out this moving, thought-provoking profile.
NOTE: START TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 1 PM INSTEAD OF 1:15 PM
Eva Hesse (2017) 1 hour 48
Documentary focusing on the life and times of Eva Hesse, a Jewish German-born American sculptor, known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics. Hesse was one of the artists who ushered in the post-minimal art movement in the 1960s. Free.