Holidays at the Museum
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A Matter of Memory
Photography as Object in the Digital Age
Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road
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THE NOIR EFFECT
On Screen at the Dryden Theatre

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Saturday, December 31, 8 p.m.

Film Screenings, Special Events, Holidays | New Year's Eve Dinner & A Movie: The Maltese Falcon

The Noir Effect. Humphrey Bogart is Sam Spade, the hard-living private eye following his own code of justice, treading the fine line between darkness and light.

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Friday, January 20, 6 p.m.

Talks | Artist Talk: Richard Renaldi

In conversation with Curator in Charge Lisa Hosteler, artist Richard Renaldi will discuss his work on view in Manhattan Sunday.

Limited seating available.

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Friday, February 17, 6 p.m.

Special Events | Exhibition Preview: Robert Cumming

6 p.m. Curator's Remarks, Dryden Theatre
6:30–8 p.m., Exhibition Preview, Main Galleries and Potter Peristyle

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Current Exhibitions

A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age

October 22, 2016 to January 29, 2017
Main Galleries

With the convenience and ubiquity of computers and smartphones, the majority of photographic images are being recorded digitally rather than on film. As this transformation has broadened access to photographic images—both in making and in viewing—in many contexts it has also obviated the need for photographic prints. Snapshooters, photojournalists, and commercial photographers rarely produce material objects as the final step in their process. As a consequence, photographs in the form of image-bearing sheets of paper are scarce outside of the art world.

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