Through guided discussion in the galleries, program participants will consider how Gabritschevsky’s scientific interests may have influenced his life and work as an artist. Then, in the studio, families will engage in experiments that combine both scientific observation and artmaking.
1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Contemporary artist Mark Dion will lead a tour through the exhibition Eugen Gabritschevsky: Theater of the Imperceptible, discussing the parallels between their work and the intersection of art and science.
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
$3 members, students, and seniors; $6 non-members
Inspired by the artwork of Carlo Zinelli, individuals are invited to learn the art of calligraphy in a workshop led by professional calligrapher Anna Pinto. Participants will be introduced to two styles of lettering, and use them in a small hands-on project. Limited to 20 participants. All materials will be provided.
6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Join us for a special screening of Dolls of Darkness: The Art of Michel Nedjar, a new documentary film by Allen S. Weiss and Tom Rasky. Followed by a Q & A with Allen S. Weiss and Valérie Rousseau, Curator, Self-Taught Art and Art Brut, American Folk Art Museum.
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
$5 members, students, and seniors; $8 non-members