Film on Art Series

 Film on Art Series

The Butler’s free Film on Art series features art history documentaries, which are shown on Tuesdays at noon in the museum’s state-of-the-art Beecher Center Zona Auditorium. Likewise, the Butler’s Art of Film series, shown at scheduled times, presents the best of Hollywood classics drawn from the American Film Institute’s list of the top 100 films, as well as the Erbe collection of silent films, classic television and cartoons.  

Tuesdays from noon to 1:00 pm, December, 2016 – March, 2017


December 13:  Max (completion)

December 20:  John Singer Sargent Outside the Frame

Dec. 27:   NO FILM

 Jan. 3:  Between the Folds (documentary)—a film guaranteed to astonish and delight you.  Don’t miss this one.

 Jan. 10:  Max Ernst—a documentary on one of the great Surrealists

 Jan. 17:  Completion of Max Ernst (30 min.) and Picasso’s Saltimbanque ptgs.

 Jan.  24:  Eighteenth-century American Colonial Art + “A Revolution in American Art”

 Jan. 31:  Portraiture in Federal America + Early Historical and Landscape Painting

 Feb. 7:  The 1820s—American art in the Era of Good Feeling + Thomas Cole

 Feb. 14: Thomas Cole, the Late Years + “Other Visions, Other Views”

 Feb. 21:  American Genre Painting +   Native Americans and Westward Expansion

 Feb. 28:  The Civil War in Art +”The Glow of Peace”

 March 7:  Art—The Mirror of Social Change + 1876-1893—The Civic Revival of the Nation

CANCELLED March 14:  1885-1900—Contrasts of Dark and Light + Americans Abroad—Expatriate Painters