Craft Bar Happy Hour2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Film: Art 21 Access '123:00 p.m.
Teens and adults are invited to bring a craft project and enjoy great snacks, refreshing beverages and the best of crafter camaraderie to get your juices flowing in the Museums unconventional craft haven. Dont have a project to work on? No problem, pick up your own craft kit for $12. Reserve your spot early - this intimate gathering of fun, food and crafts is popular.
Art21 Access '12 is an international screening initiative created to increase knowledge of contemporary art, ignite dialogue and inspire creative thinking. The second episode, Boundaries, features artists who synthesize disparate aesthetic traditions, present taboo subject matter, discover innovative uses of media and explore the shape shifting potential of the human figure. This event is produced in collaboration with Art21, Inc., a non-profit contemporary art organization serving artists, students, teachers, and the general public worldwide.
CinéCola Screening: Léa Pools Maman est chez le coiffeur (Mommy Is at the Hairdressers) 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
CinéCola brings awareness of the French language and the Francophone cultures with its first French/Francophone Film Festival. In the film, teenager Élise realizes that the sudden departure of her mother completely disrupted the family. Her brother, Coco, seeks solace in the garage and builds a super-racing car. Her youngest brother, Benoît, throws himself into his own inner world. The father seems absolutely knocked out by the situation. In an effort to save them, Élise decides to take control of her family and with the assistance of flourishing nature around her, she stands on the threshold of an incomparable summer. Cash bar. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Contemporaries' Black and White Ball8:00 p.m. - Midnight
It's a madly mysterious, stylishly sensational party with a bubbly lounge for the ladies, a liquor tasting for the gentlemen and lots of exquisite food, drinks and dancing for all! Fashioned after Truman Capote's legendary 1966 Black and White Ball, the Contemporaries' seventh annual masked ball is a much-anticipated annual celebration with net proceeds benefiting the Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art
. Masks are available for purchase in the Museum Shop.
Gallery Tour: Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-19501:00 p.m.
Spooktacular5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
A guided tour of the exhibition, Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950, offers insight into Mark Rothko and his works.
- Free with membership or admission.
Wear your costume and enjoy a Spooktacular Night at the Museum! Adults and their children will decorate gourds, take a spooky tour through the Museum's collection, watch the enchanting magic of John Tudor, create their own works of art, buy some sweet treats, have their faces painted, and learn some tricks from a mad scientist!
Schedule of Events
- 5:00 - Begin your night by signing up for CMA's Haunted Gallery Hunt, win prizes
- 5:30 - Visit a Mad Scientist as he conducts a wild experiment
- 6:00 - Embark on a Spooky Tour through the galleries, meet your guide at the big black tree
- 7:00 - Experience the thrilling magic of John Tudor in the auditorium
- 8:00 - Did you miss the first Spooky Tour? No worries! Meet your guide at the big black tree
- 8:30 - Before you leave, visit the Mad Scientist again to watch as he whips together another experiment
- Garden of Curiosities - where you can have your fortune told
- Gourd Decorating
- Mad Scientist Art Station
- The Bat Cave
- Face Painting
- Key Chain Making
- Goofy Goggle Creations
- Many more spooky inspired art stations
Don't forget to pick up some delicious food from Pawley's Food Truck and some sweet treats from Cupcake.
- Free for Members $10 per Family
Films from MoMA: However Odd Khokhlova1:00 p.m.
Films from MoMA is a new series at CMA providing access to an unparalleled collection of rare films and videos from the Museum of Modern Art's Department of Film. Alexandra Khokhlova was a leading actress in early Soviet films and wife of renowned film director Lev Kuleshov. She starred in most of his films from the early 1920s and became known in film circles throughout the world. This documentary features excerpts from her films including a lost film, "The Journalist" by Kuleshov and provides a glimpse into Russian film history. 30 minutes.
- Free with membership or admission.
CMA Chamber Music on MainDoors at 6:00 p.m.Concert at 7:00 p.m.
Music plus art equals a magical experience with this critically acclaimed chamber concert series featuring world-renowned artistic director Edward Arron and intimately set in the Museum's gorgeous DuBose Poston Reception Hall.
- Bach: Trio Sonata in c minor from The Musical Offering, BWV 1079
- Schnittke: Musica Nostalgica for Cello and Piano (1992)
- Martinů: Sonata for Flute, Violin and Piano, H. 254 (1937)
- Bunch: Velocity for Flute and Piano (2006)
- Ravel: Piano Trio in a minor (1914)
- Tara Helen OConnor, flute
- Jeewon Park, piano
- Steven Copes, violin
- Edward Arron, cello
Tickets will be mailed two weeks prior to concert.
Art School: Painting the Rothko Way 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Create your own canvas of vibrant paintings in the style of Mark Rothko. Students (ages 16 and up) learn about brushes, paint application tools, canvas construction, color theory and how to build up multiple layers using modern acrylic paint and mediums. Instructor Grant N. Jackson holds an M.F.A. in painting from Florida State University and has taught courses at the CMA since 2003.
- $100 / $80 for members for 4 week series