The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art


Friday Brown Bag Matinees

The Museum’s free film series is shown at noon on select Fridays in the McKean Pavilion, 161 West Canton Avenue (just behind the Museum). Those attending are invited to bring a lunch. The Museum provides soft drinks and refreshments. Admission is free, although please note that only Museum members may participate in off-site events. Please check back in September 2014 for updated event information.

2013-2014

Fall Series

Art Nouveau

October 11, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau—Paris (49 minutes)

October 18, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau—British Cities (50 minutes)

October 25, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau—Vienna (51 minutes)

  • Books Related to Fall 2013 Series: Art Nouveau
  • Aubrey Beardsley by Stephen Calloway
  • Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna 1897–1907 by Christian Witt-Dörring
  • The Origins of L’Art Nouveau: The Bing Empire by Gabriel P. Weisberg, Edwin Becker and Évelyne Possémé

Winter Series

Architecture

January 31, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building Big: Dams (64 minutes)

February 7, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building Big: Domes (65 minutes)

February 14, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building Big: Tunnels (67 minutes)

February 21, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building Big: Bridges (66 minutes)

February 28, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Building Big: Skyscrapers (65 minutes)

  • Books Related to Winter 2014 Series: Architecture
  • Chicago Skyscrapers 1871–1934 by Thomas Leslie
  • Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century by Michael Hiltzik
  • Crossing Under the Hudson: The Story of the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels by Angus Kress Gillespie
  • Freedom’s Cap: The United States Capital and the Coming of the Civil War by Guy Gugliotta
  • Golden Gate Bridge: History and Design of an Icon by Donald MacDonald and Ira Nadel

Spring Series

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

May 2, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Private Life of a Masterpiece: Auguste Renoir: Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette (49 minutes)

May 9, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Private Life of a Masterpiece: Vincent Van Gogh: The Sunflowers (49 minutes)

May 16, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Private Life of a Masterpiece: Georges Seurat: A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884 (49 minutes)

  • Books Related to Spring 2014 Series: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
  • Renoir by Anne Distel
  • Seurat and the Making of La Grande Jatte by Robert L. Herbert
  • The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Provence by Martin Gayford
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  • Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau, 2012