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Format: 7/20/19

Late Night Film: Iris

Friday, August 16, 8:30 p.m.

Albert Maysles' 2015 documentary Iris follows Iris Apfel, who has had a decades-long presence in the New York fashion scene for her flamboyant looks and big personality. The film and its namesake remind us to do what we love and celebrate what makes us unique in the way we dress and live. 

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Live Podcast: The Golden Age of Haute Couture with Dressed

Friday, August 16, 9:00 p.m.

When Christian Dior unveiled his New Look in 1947, he kicked off what would be known as a golden age of couture. Join April Calahan and Cassidy Zachary from the podcast Dressed for a live episode about what made this era of fashion design so iconic and who the key players were.

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Film Screening: Caravaggio

Thursday, August 22, 7:00 p.m.

Derek Jarman’s 1986 film Caravaggio is a portrait of the artist as he looks back on his life, work, and love affairs. Shot in a dramatic chiaroscuro style evocative of Caravaggio’s paintings, the film explores the darker sides of the artist's character and the underbelly of Rome in the late Renaissance. This film is rated R (1986, 93 min.).

Presented in partnership with Dallas Film

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Make & Take: Wearable Raffia

Thursday, August 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

In August, make small accessories from raffia to see the versatile nature of this material. Use wrapping and folding techniques to make flowers and tassels to affix on a bag or just as decoration.

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First Tuesday

Tuesday, September 3, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Enjoy art-making, performances, story times, and tours in a fun-filled day designed just for children ages 5 and under.

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Arturo's Art & Me: Journey to Japan

September 11, 12, or 14, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Arturo's Art & Me is for 3–5 year olds and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Toddler Art: Hats Off to You

September 13, 17, or 20, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Toddler Art is for 2 and 3 year olds and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information. 

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Family Workshop: Royal Raffia

Saturday, September 14, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Family Workshop is for children ages 6–12 and their caregivers and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Exhibition Talk: Caravaggio's Revolutionary Road

Thursday, September 19, 7:00 p.m.

Rome around 1600 was a hotbed of creativity, with artists competing for prestigious commissions. The revolutionary style of Caravaggio’s striking naturalism emerged from this epicenter of artistic activity and forever changed the course of art. Join Eve Straussman-Pflanzer, Head of the European Art Department and Elizabeth and Allan Shelden Curator of European Paintings at the Detroit Institute of Arts, for a talk about the Detroit Institute of Art’s masterpiece by Caravaggio, Martha and Mary Magdalene, c. 1598, on loan to the DMA.

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