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Format: Mar 2015
Format: Mar 4 2015
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Community Education

March 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Art at Lunch: Thomas Hart Benton: Painting the Sound

Leo G. Mazow, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Arkansas, lectures on the manner in which artist Thomas Hart Benton brought to life passages from lyrics, finding pictorial solutions to questions posed by music.

Cost: Free

Location: Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

Academic Program

March 4, 2015 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Art in Process: Historic Cast Hall

Every first Wednesday of the month, Art in Process will feature PAFA's Historic Cast Hall with open hours, tours of the cast collection, and open cast hall drawing.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Academic Program

March 4, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Panel Discussion: A Fine Arrangement

Jan Baltzell and Michael Gallagher, co-curators for A Fine Arrangement, moderate a panel discussion.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Location: School of Fine Arts Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Community Education

March 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Homeschool Workshop: Landscape Letters

This month's workshop will focus on Landscape Letters in the Peter Blume: Natue and Metamorphosis exhibition.

Cost: $10 per child, free for members

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Community Education

March 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday Family Workshop: Cassatt Family Portrait

Based on American-Impressionist painter and PAFA alum Mary Cassatt, learn chalk pastel techniques to create a family portrait.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Public Program

March 11, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Tasso's Oak Knitting Circle

The return of the Tasso's Oak knitting circle, celebrating Peter Blume's beautiful work. Hosted by PAFA's Art in Process.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Location: Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Admission

March 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Certificate & BFA Open House

A day filled with student/faculty panel discussions, Q&A sessions, and studio and classroom tours.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

Community Education

March 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday Family Workshop: Beauty of Motion

From Violet Oakley to Peter Blume, painters depict different types of dance in many PAFA’s collection. Come learn Bollywood dance techniques and make a dance collage

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

March 18, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Art at Lunch: A Place for Memory

In her new book, Patricia Moss-Vreeland invites us to reconsider ideas we have about memory and creativity as well as revealing memory as a creative act. As an extension of her artistic practice, Moss-Vreeland discusses her process of design, inspiration, and collaboration through public participatory events.

Cost: Free

Location: Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

March 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Peter Blume and His Jewish Experience

Samantha Baskind, Professor of Art History at Cleveland State University, explores how Blume's religio-cultural heritage intersects with is artistic identity.

Cost: $15 general admission / free for members

Location: Hamilton Auditorium

Student Life

March 20, 2015 - 9:00am to March 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

New Student Weekend

The official welcoming party for arriving Certificate and BFA students.

Community Education

March 20, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Magic Realism and Modernism: An International Symposium

This daylong symposium presents new research by renowned art historians that re-examines the important period of American cultural production in the 1940s and 1950s.

Cost: $20 general admission / $10 members

Location: Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

Community Education

March 22, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Sunday Family Workshop: What's Your Story?

Explore multiple bookmaking techniques– from folding to thread binding– while creating a personal ‘zine.

Cost: Free

Location: Historic Landmark Building

Academic Program

March 23, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Panel Discussion: Getting Paid for Art

Panel discussion focusing on the procedures for finding and executing commissioned art.

Cost: Free

Location: Hamilton Auditorium, Historic Landmark Building

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Docent Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

Tuesday–Sunday | 1:00 and 2:00 pm

Docent-led tours of the permanent collection featuring some of American art's finest paintings and sculptures. We recommend you call on the day of to confirm these times.

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