May – June 2014
First Thursday: Indian Tandoori: Celebrate East Indian culture with us at May’s First Thursday After Hours!
- Bollywood dance lessons
- Traditional dance demonstrations by Jayshree Sarma and the DanceXstudio Troupe
- Indian-inspired food
- Henna body art by Jamilah
- Create your own Parcheesi board game
- 6 pm: 3 in 30 Tour
- 7:30 pm, film: Lagaan
$5; Free for Members.
Join us the first Thursday of every month for extended exhibition hours, cocktails, food, live music, art activities, a film and more!
Skype Discussion & Film: Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case: Director and CEO Susan Talbott engages in a Skype discussion with filmmaker Andreas Johnsen at 7 pm, followed by the film screening.
Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case: This new documentary picks up where Never Sorry left off: world-renowned artist Ai Weiwei is under house arrest and restricted by Chinese authorities in everything he does. But he does it anyway. 2013. Denmark. 89 min. Not Rated. English and Mandarin with subtitles. Directed by Andreas Johnsen. The Fake Case was recently awarded the 2014 Bodil Award for Best Documentary. Denmark’s highest film honors, the Bodil Awards are given annually by the Danish Critics’ Association.
Admission: $9 Adult; $8 Seniors(62+) & Students; $7 Members; Free for Insider Access & above.
View the official trailer for Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case:
Discussion & Film: Beneath the Harvest Sky: A gripping and realistic tale about the young residents of a small town in northern Maine. 2013. USA. 116 min. Not Rated. Directed by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly. Starring Emory Cohen. Actor Emory Cohen and filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly are present to discuss the movie.
Member Shopping Days: Members receive 20% off in The Museum Shop and online at wadsworthshop.org