Museums and Cultural Events

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Orpehum Theater
203 West Adams St
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Sparrows March 3rd. Starring Mary Pickford. -- Silent Film Event with Live Organ playing by Ron Rhode.
The Sunshine Boys March 12-17th. Neil Simon's classic play which stars Dick Van Patten and Frank Gorshin. -- Live Event.
Linda Eder March 23rd. -- Live Event.
The New Shanghai Circus April 27th. -- Live Event.


3601 Lyon St
San Francisco, CA

WINTER HOURS The Exploratorium's winter hours are now through Memorial Day, we'll be closed Mondays (except for most holidays) and open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays we'll stay open until 9 p.m. as usual. And don't forget that admission is free on the first Wednesday of each month!

San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, California

Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closed on Mondays.

Admission:Adults $8 Seniors 65+, youths (18-24), students with ID, military with ID $6 Children ages 6-17 $3 Children ages 5 and under free admission

Special exhibitions:

The Frame in America: 1860-1960 from December 8, 2001 - February 3, 2002
The Colonial Times Through 1960 continuing
European Old Masters: Sacred and Secular continuing
European Art 1870-1940: War and Revolution continuing
Maxwell H. and Muriel Gluck Gallery continuing
Asia Crossroads continuing
Krishna: Lover and Hero continuing
I-5 California: Four Decades of Contemporary Art continuing

Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street
Balboa Park
Sacramento, CA 95814

Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM Thursday, 10 AM to 9 PM Closed Mondays and major holidays

Admission:Free to CAMA members Students (with valid ID) $3 Ages 18 and over $6 Seniors 65 and over $4 Ages 6 and under are admitted free

Special exhibitions:

Quilt National: 2001 from December 14, 2001 - February 17, 2002
American Art, 1900 – 1950 from now through December 1, 2002
European Painting from the Collection European Galleries continuing
Early California Painting Collection California Gallery continuing
Maxwell H. and Muriel Gluck Gallery continuing

The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive
Balboa Park
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 – 6:00 Friday – Saturday 10:00 – 9:00 Sunday 10:00 – 6:00 Closed Mondays and major U.S. holidays

Admission:AFree, parking is $5 per car

Special exhibitions:

Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection ongoing
Statue of an Emperor: A Conservation Partnership ongoing
Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Optical Parables from November 13 - February 17, 2002
Artful Reading in Medieval and Renaissance Europe from December 18 - March 10, 2002
Naples and Vesuvius on the Grand Tour from December 21 - March 24, 2002
Rome on Grand Tour from January 8 – August 11, 2002
Drawing Italy in the Age of the Grand Tour from February 5 - May 12, 2002
Railroad Vision from March 5 - June 23, 2002
A Treasury of 15th-Century Manuscript Illumination (working title) from March 26 - July 7, 2002
The Sacred Spaces of Pieter Saenredam from April 16 - July 7, 2002
The Geometry of Seeing: Perspective and the Dawn of Virtual Space from April 16 - July 7, 2002
A Royal Menagerie: Porcelain Animals from Dresden from May 1, 2001 - March 3, 2002
Dutch Drawings of the Golden Age (working title)r from May 28 - August 25, 2002
Rome on Grand Tour from January 8 – August 11, 2002



Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103

Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11:00 – 5:00 Saturday and Sunday 10:00 – 5:00 Evening hours: first Thursday of most months until 8 p.m. Closed Mondays, New Years Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

Admission:Adults $7 Seniors and college students with ID $5 Youths ages 6-17 $3 Children under 6 and member free admission

*Some special exhibitions, programs, and fundraising events require additional fees, and may require advance tickets. *Museum admission is free for individuals all day on Thursday and before noon on Saturdays. Thursday and Saturday free hours do not apply for exhibitions and programs requiring additional fees or during special fundraising events, including Festival of Trees & Traditions.
Special exhibitions:

Architects of American Fashion: Norman Norell and Pauline Trig่re now through February 17, 2002
UN Studio/MATRIX 146 from February 2 - April 28, 2002
Impressionism to Surrealism from the Baltimore Museum of Art: Selections from the Collections of Dr. Claribel and Etta Cone, Saidie Adler May and Blanche Adler from February 9 - April 21, 2002

Real Art Ways: A Center for Contemporary Culture
56 Arbor Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 2:00 – 8:00


Cinema Information:

Admission: Adult $7.75 Members $5 Seniors 62+ and students with ID $5.50 Senior Member and Full Time Student Member $4.50
Special exhibitions:

BUSINESS OF STRANGERS Opens Friday, March 15
MAELSTROM Opens Friday, March 22


Miami Art Museum
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida, 33130

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10:00 – 5:00 Third Thursdays until 9:00 Saturday-Sunday Noon-5:00 Monday closed

Admission:MAM Members FREE Children under 12 FREE Adults $5.00 Students with ID $2.50 Senior Citizens $2.50 Special Admission Sundays FREE Second Saturdays FREE Ticket to both MAM and the Historical Museum $6.00

Special exhibitions:

Vito Acconci: Acts of Architecture from December 14, 2001 - March 3, 2002
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition from January 27 - February 17, 2002
New Work: Donald Lipski from March 1 - July 7, 2002
Matta in America: Paintings and Drawings of the 1940s from March 20 - June 2, 2002


High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street, N.E
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
404-733-HIGH (24-hour information hotline)

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, noon - 5 p.m. Closed Mondays

Admission:Adults: $8College students and senior citizens (65+) $6 Children ages 6-17 $4 Museum members and children under 6 free admission Adult groups of ten or more $6 per person K-12 student groups of 15 or more $4 per student

Special exhibitions:

A Passion for Renoir: Five Great Paintings from the Clark Art Institute from December 14, 2001 - February 17, 2002
An Eye for Detail: Architectural Elements from the Permanent Collection from October 13, 2001 – August 25, 2002
After the Scream: The Late Paintings of Edward Munchfrom February – May 5, 2002
Beauford Delaney: The Color Yellow from February 9 – May 5, 2002


Baton Rouge Gallery
City Park Pavilion at 1442 City Park Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA


The Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-3898

Hours:Wednesday - Friday 11 - 5, Saturday - Sunday 11 - 6. FREESTYLE, First Thursday evening of each month, 5 - 8, Closed Monday, Tuesday, New Year's Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

Admission: Admission is included in the general Museum entrance fee. Tickets to special exhibitions at the Museum are not required. The BMA Box Office will dispense same-day tickets on-site only. Timed tickets are not required to view featured exhibitions. No tickets will be sold in advance or by telephone.Members and ages 18 and under free admission, Seniors 65 and over $5, College students with ID $5, Adults age 19 and over $7,

Admission on the first Thursday of every month and during FREESTYLE is free for all. And, as always, Museum Members always get FREE admission to the BMA!

Looking Forward/Looking Back From February 6 - May 5, 2002
Reflections of Sea and Light: Paintings and Watercolors by J.M.W. Turner from Tate From February 17 - May 26, 2002


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48201-1443

Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9:30 - 5:00 Sunday 1:00 - 5:00

Admission:$5 Adults $3 Children (17 and under) Members admitted free

Special exhibitions:

In the Spirit of Martin from January 13, 2002 - July 28, 2002
Jacob Lawrence - John Brown Series from October 11 - March 3, 2002
Of The People: The African American Experiencecontinuing


Joseph Nease Gallery
1819 Central
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Hours: Friday and Saturday noon to 5 and by appointment

Special exhibitions:

Rachel Hayes: mixed media work from March 1 – 30, 2002
Stephen Fleming: ceramic sculpture from March 1 – 30, 2002
James Brinsfield: new paintings from April/May, 2002

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111-1873

Hours: Tuesday -Thursday 10:00 – 4:00 Friday 10:00 – 9 Saturday 10:00 – 5:00 Sunday noon – 5:00 Closed on Mondays and on New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and December 24 and 25.

Admission:Museum admission is FREE for all visitors throughout the construction of our new parking garage, planned for completion in mid-2002.

Special exhibitions:

Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from The British Museum from April 13 – July 7
Tempus Fugit: Time Flies An Online Exhibition find the exhibit online

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, New York 10028-0198

Hours: Friday, Saturday 9:30 - 9:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday 9:30 – 5:30 Closed Mondays, January 1, Thanksgiving Day, December 25 *Visitors will not be permitted to enter the Museum after 5:15 p.m. on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and after 8:45 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Admissions:Adults: $10.00 Students and Senior Citizens: $5.00 Museum Members and Children under 12 (with adult): free

Special exhibitions:

Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949–50 from January 15 – April 21, 2002
Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed from December 6, 2001 – March 17, 2002
Alex Katz: Small Paintings from March 22 - June 2, 2002
Kemper Museum: Big Works from March 22 - June 2, 2002
Todd Hido: Open House from April 12 - July 7, 2002


American Museum of the Moving Image
35 Avenue at 36 Street
Astoria, NY

70 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY

ocularis is seeking works that respond to recentevents subsequent to and including September 11th foran upcoming program. in addition we are consideringworks (both fiction and documentary) that explore howprocesses of globalization are impacting developingcountries across the planet.

please regarding submissioninfo./recommendations.

Ocularis Short Film Submissions Ocularis provides a forum for film and video makers toexhibit their work. All short and medium length worksare considered for programming in our weekly series,curated group shows, traveling programs, and otherspecial projects. Local film/video artists can alsosubmit works under 15mins to OPEN ZONE, our quarterlyopen forum screening. There is a $10 entry fee to submit your film or video.

Pick up an application form on Sundays or visit ourwebsite:


Toledo Museum Of Art
2445 Monroe Street at Scottwood Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43620

Check out our profile on the Toledo Museum of Art from our January 2002 issue...

The Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
216-421-7350 or 1-888-CMA-0033

Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 10:00 – 5:00 Wednesday, Friday 10:00 – 9:00 Closed Mondays, January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, December 25

Admission:Free; occasionally a special exhibition has a fee

Special exhibitions:

You can view some of the exhibits online through the website. Photography Transformed: Selections from the Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company Collection from February 17 – April 28, 2002
Treasury of the World: Jeweled Arts of India in the Age of the Mughals from February 24 – May 19, 2002
Visions of India: Photographs by Ram Rahman from March 2 – May 8, 2002
Inventing the Past: Tintypes by Jayne Hinds Bidaut from May 11 – July 17, 2002 Blanche Lazzell and the Color Woodcut from May 19 – July 28, 2002


North West Film Center
1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR

On going film programs.

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 – 5:00 Sunday noon – 5:00 Closed Monday

Admission:Member and youth 4 and under free admission Adult $10 Seniors age 55+ and Students 19 and older $9 Students ages 5-18 $6

Special exihibitions:

Plum Blossoms and Other Friends of Winter Chinese Album Paintings and Related Works from the Museum Collection from now until March 24, 2002
Equivalents: Faces of the Oregon Art Scene from January 12 – March 24, 2002
Mati่res de R๊ves: The Stuff of Dreams from the Paris Mus้e des Art D้coratifs from February 2 – April 28, 2002
Setting the Scene: INSIDE from April 2 – June 9, 2002 The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle:The J & J Collection from April 2 – June 23, 2002
New in Town from April 2 – June 23, 2002


117 Sandusky Street - North Shore
Pittsburg, PA


Off The Wall, begins a second season at the Warhol.

Starting in March an exhibition of pieces from Andy Warhol's personal collection...

GOOD FRIDAYS Every Friday 5 - 10 p.m. Cash bar, FREE gallery admission, and special programs:


Carnegie Museum Of Art
4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburg, PA

The Museum has acquired the photographic archives of Charles "Teenie" Harris, photographer with The Pittsburgh Courier detailing the historic events and daily life in Pittsburgh's African American community.

Individual annual membership is $45, for families it is $75 and includes free admission to the Museum. Regular daily admission for non-members is $6 for adults and includes the Museum of Natural History.


Austin Museum of Art
823 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00.-6:00;Thursday 10:00-8:00;Sunday noon-5:00

Admission: Free for AMOA and TFAA members and youth through 12 years. Adults $5; Seniors and College students with an ID $4;Thursday is $1 day.

Special exhibitions:

Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South 1862-1999 From: January 19-March 24
Twenty to Watch: New Art from Austin From April 6-May 26
Images from the World Between: The Circus in the Twentieth-Century American Art From: June 8-August 18

Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood
Dallas, TX 75201

Hours:Tuesday-Sunday 11:00-5:00;Thursday 11:00-9:00;Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Admission: Adult $6;Seniors and children under 12 are $4
Free admission for: Students with current ID and Museum members. Also, the first Tuesday of each month and Thursday evenings from 5:00 - 9:00 are free admission.
Special exhibitions are included in the museum fees.

Special exihibitions:

Concentrations 40: Maki Tamura From: November 7, 2001-March 3, 2002
Revealing Spirits: Sculpture from Indonesia From: September 22, 2001-Spring, 2002

Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2792

Hours: Tuesday - Thursday and Saturday 10:00-5:00;Friday 12:00-8:00;Sunday 12:00-5:00;Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Admission to the Museum's permanent collection is free. Free parking for the museum.

Special exhibitions:

Bartolom้ Esteban: Murillo 1617-1682, Paintings from American Collections From: March 10 - June 16

Special tours: The Kimbell Art Museum offers familes a though-provoking look at art by completing a treasure hunt through the museums collections.

The Museum of Fine Arts
1001 Bissonet
Houston, TX 77005

Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday 10:00-5:00;Thursday 10:00-9:00; Friday-Saturday 10:00-7:00; Sunday 12:15-7:00.Closed Mondays (except Monday holidays) and on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.

Admission: Adult $5;Seniors, children 6-18, and students with ID $2.50. Free admission for children 5 and under and Glassell School students. Every Thursday is free.Saturdays and Sundays free for children with Houston Public Library Power Card.

Special exibitions:

Texas Flags: 1836-1945 From: January 13-April 28 in The Caroline Wiess Law Building
Louis Faurer Retrospective From: January 13-April 14 in The Caroline Wiess Law Building
The Living Edge: Richard Pousette-Dart, Works on Paper From: January 13-March in The Audrey Jones Beck Building
Peter Sarkisian-Dusted From: January 17-March 10 in The Glassell School of Art
Eye on Third Ward: Yates Magnet School Photography Now through February 24, 2002 in The Caroline Wiess Law Building
Paintings of Native America from the Stark Museum of Art Now through April 21, 2002 in The Audrey Jones Beck Building

The McNay
6000 N. New Braunfels
San Antonio, TX 78209

Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays 10:00-5:00; Sundays 12:00-5:00. Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Admission to the Museum is free except during select exhibitions and special events.

Special exihibitions:

Texas Modern: The Prints of Bill Reily From: February 5 - March 31
New Acquisitions in Art after 1945 From: February 5 - May 22


Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N. Art Museum Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 – 5:00 Thursday open until 8:00

Admission: Members receive free general admission to the museum. Adults $6 Seniors and Students $4 Children under 12 free

Special Exhibitions fees Members receive free previews before exhibition opens to public and at least two free tickets after opening. $6 (General Admission fee is also required for entry into Special Exhibitions) Children under 12 free

Special exhibitions:

From Generation to Generation: Milton Rogovin Photographs from March 12 - August 4, 2002
On-Site: Richard Long from November 4, 2001 – March 3, 2002
Currents 29: Rodney Graham from December 7 – February 24, 2002

Gustave Le Gray in Context from January 18 – April 14, 2002
Wisconsin Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition from January 26 – February 23, 2002
New Prints from Landfall Press from February 8 – April 28, 2002

The Truth Lies Within: Furniture Fakes from the Chipstone Collection from February 15 – June 9, 2002

Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection from February 22 – April 28, 2002
Vito Acconci: Acts of Architecture from March 22 – May 19, 2002
Art Museums at the Turn of the Millennium: Concepts, Projects, Buildings from May 24 – August 4, 2002

-- Contributing to this column was Eileen Nikel and Christine K. Rex


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