AIDS awareness on FREE Sunday

Date
12/03/2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

December 3 (Sunday)
AIDS awareness on FREE Sunday
Noon–4 p.m.

Admission to the Museum is free every Sunday thanks to generous support from the Gadomski Foundation and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Charitable Trust.

12:30–3:30 p.m.
ArtVentures in Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery
Kids and families create original works of art together under the direction of a Museum educator upstairs in our Crayola Classroom, free. This month explore as a family the relationship between form and sound by creating unique three-dimensional works of art inspired by those in the exhibition Reverberations: Sound Sculptures by Harry Bertoia.

1 p.m.
Movie: Valentino: The Last Emperor
Fashion icon Valentino has been fighting against HIV/AIDS for years through his charitable giving. To focus on AIDS awareness just two days after Day without Art, the Museum is screening Valentino: The Last Emperor(96 mins),an intimate fly-on-the-wall exploration of the singular world of legendary designer Valentino Garavani, one of Italy’s most famous men, providing a glimpse into aworld of bygone glamour. Filmed over thecourse of two years, the crew shot with exclusive, unprecedented access to Valentino and his longtime partner, Giancarlo Giammetti. The resulting nonfiction film is a portrait of an extraordinary partnership— the longest running in fashion—and is a story about a master confronting the final act of his celebrated career.

 

1:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Free guided tour of
Reverberations: Sound Sculptures by Harry Bertoia
No reservation is needed to join this docent-guided tour, just show up in Trexler Hall.

 

2 p.m.
Free guided tour of The Poetry of Nature and American Vistas
No reservation is needed to join this docent-guided tour, just check in at the front desk.


Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823–1880), Landscape with River (Scene in Northern New York), 1849. Oil on canvas. The New-York Historical Society, Gift of DeWitt M. Lockman, 1953.51