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, May-July 2018


May 22:  The Impressionists—The Other French Revolution

May 29:  Part 2 of The Impressionists—The Other French Revolution

June 5:  William Merritt Chase + California Impressionism, two looks at how French Impressionism influenced American artists.

June 12: Loving Vincent, an unusual look at Mr. van Gogh

June 19: Matisse: Portrait of an Artist

June 26: John Marin’s New York + a short documentary on Isabel Bishop, two New York Early Modernists

July 3: Romare Bearden “Visual Jazz” + Jacob Lawrence “The Glory of Expression”

July 17: Another entertaining and informative hour on Baroque and Rococo. By the end of this hour you will never confuse the two movements again.

July 24: Yayoi Kusama: I Love Me. For those not lucky enough to score tickets to the Cleveland show, here’s a documentary on the famous artist.