Calendar of Events

Today | Monday, December 18, 2017

Date:
Thursday, December 14–Sunday, December 31, 2017
Time:
All day
Location:
Palm House
A select number of the sweetest creations from our annual gingerbread display will be on view through the holidays. 
Date:
Tuesdays–Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
Time:
10:30 a.m.
Location:
Potter Peristyle
Docent-led tours of the historic mansion are offered at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday through Saturday. 
Date:
Tuesdays–Sundays at 1 p.m.
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
Potter Peristyle
Docent-led gallery tour of current exhibitions. Included with museum admission. 
Date:
Tuesdays–Sundays at 2 p.m.
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Potter Peristyle
Docent-led tours of the historic mansion are offered at 2 p.m. daily (except Mondays)
Date:
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Capra. The fourth and fifth installments in the Why We Fight documentary series move away from Nazi victories that dominated first three parts to show how Germans failed to break Britain and the Soviet Union and had to abandon their invasion attempts.
Date:
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Terayama. Terayama’s second feature is another take on the subject the director explored in his previous film, Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets. But in this case, the story is more personal—perhaps even autobiographical—as the boy who is desperately trying to escape his demanding, oppressive mother and the suffocating atmosphere of a small rural village ends up becoming a filmmaker.
Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
History of Photography Gallery
Associate Curator Jamie Allen will lead a gallery tour of her selections for the current History of Photography rotation. Free to members; included with museum admission. 
Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Holidays. Not every Christmas movie features a deus ex machina in the slithery shape of a poisonous viper, but this delightfully oddball comedy isn’t typical holiday fare.
Date:
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Holidays. When Jack Skellington, Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, stumbles upon the portal to Christmastown, he can’t believe his eyes. Even though he doesn’t quite understand what this Christmas and “Sandy Claws,” is all about, Jack wants a piece of the action and sets out to take the holiday back to Halloween Town.
Date:
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Holidays. Not every Christmas movie features a deus ex machina in the slithery shape of a poisonous viper, but this delightfully oddball comedy isn’t typical holiday fare.

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