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FEATURED EVENTS

Performance: Painting Sound

Friday, September 2, 2016, 6:15 PM

Hear the music and sounds that inspired Benton, as explored by Leo Mazow, curator of American art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and his band, The Coverlets.

Sponsored by the American Arts Society

Lubar Auditorium
Meijer Free First Friday

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Member Preview Celebration: Season of Technique and Innovation

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 10 AM–9 PM

Be among the first to experience William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, and attend exclusive Member programming for Daring Technique: Goya and the Art of Etching and Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett.

Lectures*

1:30 p.m. | Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett, with curator Ariel Pate

6:15 p.m. | William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, with curator Margaret Andera

Celebration

5 p.m. | Appetizers and cash bar

Live Music

11 a.m. Native American flute by Tom Haberstreith, Herzfeld Center
4 p.m. Folk and Americana by Fox & Branch, Herzfeld Center
5 p.m., 7:15 p.m. Jazz and Dixieland by 4th Dimension, Windhover Hall

Docent-led Tours

11 a.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 8 p.m. of Daring Technique: Goya and the Art of Etching

*Lectures are ticketed. Tickets are first come, first served from Admissions starting at 10 a.m. on event day only. Number allotted depends on membership level.

Free for Members

Non-members may join the celebration at 5 p.m. for . Not a Member? Join today!

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Gallery Talk: William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1:30 PM

Explore the immersive, multisensory experience that combines drawing, filmmaking and animation with a spirited soundtrack in William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, with Margaret Andera, interim chief curator and curator of contemporary arts. 

Baker/Rowland Galleries
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Express Talk: William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance

Thursday, July 5, 2018, Noon

Take a 30-minute art break and explore the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance, with a Museum expert. See the immersive, multisensory experience from the famed South African artist that combines drawing, filmmaking, and animation with a spirited soundtrack. 

Baker/Rowland Galleries
Meijer Free First Thursday

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Film: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 2 PM

Peer into the creative process of this internationally acclaimed artist and get a better understanding of his life and work, in this intimate, in-depth documentary. 

Runtime: 60 min.

Anything Is Possible is screened every Thursday and Saturday, at 1 and 2 p.m., during the run of the exhibition William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance. (No screening July 19.)

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission