Jacob Rubin’s The Poser is a deeply original comic novel about a man who can imitate anyone he meets, but in the end, he must risk everything for the chance to know true love. Rebecca Scherm’s debut novel, Unbecoming, is an intricately plotted and psychologically nuanced literary thriller about a...
Friday, April 17 2015 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
The Toddler Art class is for 2 and 3 year olds and a favorite grown-up. We will explore works of art in the Museum galleries and then play with our new friends in Arturo's Nest, the Museum's kid-friendly space. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket. When classes are filled, e-mail lhan...
Fri, Apr 10 2015 11:00 AM — Fri, Apr 17 2015 12:00 PM
The star of Murphy Brown and winner of five Emmy Awards, Candice Bergen is also an accomplished writer. Her forthcoming memoir, A Fine Romance, is the follow-up to her first bestseller, Knock Wood, which the New York Times hailed as an “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiog...
Wednesday, April 15 2015 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Inspired by the work of artists such as Buff Diss and Jim Lambie, collaborate with other participants to transform spaces at the museum using simple materials. In this first-ever installation-focused Urban Armor class, explore the different ways that artists use installation to change the way tha...
Sunday, April 12 2015 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Arturo's Art & Me is a class for 3-5 year olds and their favorite adult. Adults and young children listen to a story, look at works of art, and play hands-on games in the Museum galleries, and then create an original work of art in the Art Studio. Adults and younger siblings do not need a ticket....
Wed, Apr 8 2015 11:00 AM — Sat, Apr 11 2015 12:30 PM
International bestselling master of crime fiction Dennis Lehane shares insights into his new book World Gone By, set during World War II in Cuba and Florida. He explores the themes of crime, passion, and vengeance in this psychologically and morally engaging story that details the rise of the mob...
Tuesday, April 7 2015 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Huan Hsu, a first-generation Chinese American and journalist, was raised in Salt Lake City. Armed with mere strands of a family legend, he returns to China to discover the fate of his great-great-grandfather’s vast and prized porcelain collection, buried in 1938 for safekeeping from the Japanese....
Tuesday, March 31 2015 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson has been captivating food lovers with his brilliant culinary interpretations for two decades, dazzling diners and critics alike. His acclaimed restaurants include Red Rooster Harlem and Ginny’s Supper Club, among others. He will share his personal story as told in...
Friday, March 27 2015 7:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Learn how to create inexpensive lithographic prints using supplies that can be found in your pantry! Have fun exploring this experimental technique as you discover the science behind printmaking and other image transfer processes. All materials are provided.
Thursday, March 26 2015 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Kenji Kajiya, Associate Professor, Archival Research Center, Kyoto City University of Arts, examines the physical refabrication of art works from the history of postwar Japanese art. Such refabrications have been made for numerous survey exhibitions and for retrospectives of individual artists, i...
Thursday, March 26 2015 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM