Join Alyce Englund, Richard Koopman Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts, as she discusses early American furniture, metalwork, and ceramics that harness artistic inspiration from the natural world.
Free with museum admission, meet outside the museum store.
Join Museum Curators for a special series of gallery talks that presents works of art as cultural, social, political and religious expressions, providing lenses for investigating art across time and geography. Topics will explore themes surrounding art and the natural world, private life, conflict and resistance, myth and religion, and the patrons who support the fabrication of art.
A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. Deeply unhappy with her reassignment and fearful of her co-workers as possible Stasi informants, Barbara stays aloof, especially from the good natured clinic head. She snatches moments with her lover as she secretly prepares to defect one day, but despite her plans, Barbara learns more about her life that sheds light on her dreams and the people around her.
2012. Germany. 105 min. Rated PG-13. Subtitles. Directed by Christian Petzold.