Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago, including a classic scene at the Art Institute of Chicago. Directed by John Hughes. (1986, PG-13, 103 minutes).
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Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a special look at the exhibition.
Debonair, adventuresome billionaire Thomas Crown (Pierce Brosnan) is bored of being able to buy everything he desires and cultivates a secret hobby: stealing priceless works of art. He believes he has pulled off the perfect multimillion-dollar heist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art but matches wits with an insurance investigator (Rene Russo) who will do anything to get her man. (1999, R, 113 minutes).
Currently the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University, artist Cheryl Goldsleger has had work in exhibitions at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C, the American Academy in New York, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, the Brooklyn Museum, the National Museum of Women in the Arts and many other institutions. She has two works currently on display at the Georgia Museum of Art.
The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live DJ, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Free admission.
A newly-recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc. Starring Ben Stiller and Ricky Gervais. (2006, PG, 108 minutes).
“My Russian Rooms,” Juan Pablo Molyneux. interior designer.
A committed classicist, Molyneux creates spirited interiors that are rooted in history without being historical recreations. Residential projects of note include the restoration of the early-12th-century Château de Pouy-sur-Vannes in Bourgogne, the 17th-century Hotel Claude Passart in Paris and a royal palace and gardens in Qatar. His work has been published in Architectural Digest and featured in countless books on interiors.
The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a live DJ, free refreshments and galleries open until 11 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ Mahogany. For more information, visit: https://georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/museum-mix17/2018/04/19/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/1206524366145426/
Shirley Brice Heath, Marjorie Bailey Professor of English and Dramatic Literature and Professor of Linguistics, emerita, at Stanford University will present “The Arts as Brick and Mortar of Community Building” as the 2018 Aralee Strange Lecture. Heath is a linguistic anthropologist whose research focuses on learning through sustained experience in art and/or science as well as across various environments. She has written several books and publications on her work with community building as well as directed and produced short documentaries on the topic.
Come shop at the museum’s annual holiday book and frame sale, featuring new and used publications in all genres as well as a selection of frames. Credit cards are accepted. Those who have books to donate should call 706-542-4662.