Films about topics related to the Museum's art collection and exhibitions are shown in the Lee Alexander Lorick Auditorium or the Bell South Orientation Gallery and are free with admission or membership unless otherwise noted.
Film: In Open Air: A Portrait of the American ImpressionistsNoon - 1:30 p.m.
In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists captures the essence of the impressionist movement in America, a pivotal period in American art from 1880 to 1915. With the pace of life quickening at the end of the 19th century, painters were seeking new ways to look at and preserve traditional American scenes that were rapidly disappearingstone fences, open countryside, picturesque settings. These tranquil images were painted outside, in open air. Visually stunning, In Open Air features some of the finest impressionist paintings created during this period and travels to favored locales that inspired the artists work. It explores the influence of the French impressionists and reveals how the American painters developed their own styles. 28 minutes.
- Free with membership or admission.