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This Week at CMA: Yoga, From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression, Films, and More

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

Yoga at the Museum
Sat, 8/19
Each month, explore a different theme and exercise your mind with a tour of the galleries by museum staff, then get your body moving with yoga in the atrium led by instructors from the Atma Center.

Tue, 8/15
This chronicle of the rise of horticulture and Impressionist painting in industrial, late 19th-century America was inspired by the recent Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts show The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920. 

 

From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression
Sun, 8/13–Sun, 12/31
Examine photographers’ responses to the social upheaval and economic distress that characterized 1930s American life. Learn more about the exhibition from Barbara Tannenbaum, curator of photography.

 

Curator Chats: Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III
Tues, 8/15
Join curator Sinéad Vilbar for a discussion of work from Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III. Meet in the exhibition.

Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens
Through Sun, 11/5
See the first US exhibition exploring the unique type of still-life painting called chaekgeori, translated as books and things. Go deeper into the exhibition with Sooa McCormick, assistant curator of Korean art. 
 
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