Hands-On

Hands-On with Susan Barnett is a monthly opportunity to handle some of the best objects in our collection. $10 for members and $15 for non-members plus the price of admission. Capacity is limited to 15 people per session..

O’Keeffe Letters
Nov. 30 from 6 – 7 pm
Georgia O’Keeffe was a prolific letter writer and we have several of her letters. Join us as we share these letters with the public for the first time.

Picasso, Matisse and Dali
Dec. 6 from 6 – 7 pm
When was the last time you held a Picasso?! Well, it’s time. And for all of you sick of holding Picassos we’ll have a Matisse and
a few prints by Dali out as well.

Stieglitz Photographs (Part I)
Jan. 11 from 6 – 7 pm
Stieglitz was one of the most influential photographers of all time and we just so happen to have over thirty of his photographs. Join us for part one of a three-part series dedicated to the work of Alfred Stieglitz.   

Comic Books
Feb. 8 from 6 – 7 pm
Calling all nerds! Did you know we have a huge collection of original comic book illustrations? From Spidy to Batman we’ve got ‘em all. It’s time to nerdout.

 

ArtTalk

Art Talk with Josh Helmer is a monthly lecture series dedicated to blowing your mind. Free for members and $5 for non-members plus the price of admission.


More than Meets the Eye
Nov. 9 from 6 – 7 pm
Join us as we discuss the first “nude selfie” in the history of art, the hottest piece of seventeenth-century Dutch porn you’ll ever see, and other deceptive works full of hidden meaning.

Art that Shocked the World
Dec. 28 from 6 – 7 pm
Great art has always shocked, shaken and sparked conversation. Join us as we discuss everything from the naked body to the use of urine as a medium.   

Un-confusing Confusing Art (Replay)
Jan. 25 from 6 – 7 pm
Ever look at something in a museum and think to yourself “how is that art?” We all have. Join us for a lively discussion that promises to un-confuse even the most confusing art.

The Language of Flowers
Feb. 22 from 6 – 7 pm
For hundreds of years artists used plants and flowers to communicate all kinds of messages. Join us as we root around their hidden meanings.