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Calendar of Events

Events for January

Sunday, January 1, 2023, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023, All Day

A Bouquet of Stencil-Colored Films

Multipurpose Hall
This program of four films, screening on a loop during museum hours, feature the early technique of adding color dyes to film known as stencil-color. Stencil-coloring displays the ingenuity that early filmmakers showed in creating a method to add a palette of colors to enhance the spectacle of early movies.
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Saturday, January 14, 2023, All Day

Adam Ekberg: Minor Spectacles

Project Gallery

Loneliness permeates Adam Ekberg’s whimsical photographs that document the climax of orchestrated events. While the camera freezes them into still lifes, a sense of continuity—like the arc of a story—happens as one realizes that Ekberg (American, b. 1975) invented, manifested, documented, and concluded these events. The objects take on lives of their own, even though we know that such agency is impossible.

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Sunday, January 15, 2023, 3 p.m.
Friday, January 20, 2023, 12 p.m.
Sunday, January 29, 2023, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

The Taming of the Shrew

Dryden Theatre

Hollywood Pairings William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy comes to life in the first sound adaptation of any of his plays. In sixteenth century Padua, Baptista (Edwin Maxwell) has two daughters: Bianca (Dorothy Jordan) and Katherine (Mary Pickford). Bianca is in love with Hortensio (Geoffrey Wardwell), but Baptista will not allow the two to get married until Katherine is betrothed.

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