Today at the Museum
Sunday, February 23, 2020
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.
Join us every week for drop-in art making in our Make Space on the classroom level of the museum. There’s a new theme each month to provide inspiration, but visitors also have the freedom to play and experiment with a variety of open-ended materials to create anything imaginable.
Playwright Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman) penned this modern Western that proved to be the final movie of both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. In it, a Reno divorcee becomes involved with three down-and-out cowboys rounding up wild mustangs in the Nevada desert.
Michelangelo’s sculptures, paintings, and architectural projects have been the subject of artistic admiration for more than 500 years.
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.