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First Sundays

Public Programs

Photo: Al Zanyk

First Sundays
Sun, Oct 2, 2011 11 AM
Sun, Nov 6, 2011 11 AM
Sun, Dec 4, 2011 11 AM

Admission to the galleries is free for everyone all day (11 AM to 6 PM) on the first Sunday of the month. Throughout the fall, you can see three stunning exhibitions that take on, touch on, or incorporate elements of the natural world.

Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow provides insights about environmental issues—such as genetic engineering, deforestation, and climate change—and some of the most impressive painting of recent decades come together in Alexis Rockman's first major survey exhibition.

Landscape designer and artist Paula Hayes creates exquisite sculptural terrariums filled with tropical plant life. She has also designed a permanent outdoor installation adjacent to the center.

Elliott Hundley draws on classical mythology, art history, and current sociopolitical conditions to create installations that incorporate intricately constructed sculptures and monumentally scaled collages. The Bacchae investigates Euripides’s tragedy The Bacchae, and its many interpretations, as a way to examine notions of pleasure, grief, and guilt.

Jane B. par Agnès V.

See iconic actress Jane Birkin through the eyes of filmmaker Agnès Varda in a special double feature on Saturday, October 10. 

The Decline of Western Civilization

Don't miss your chance to see filmmaker Penelope Spheeris introduce her iconic The Decline of Western Civilization on Friday, October 23—get your tickets now.