Take advantage of live music in the Grand Lobby and enjoy music from the Daniel Stone Trio.
A wife (Glenn Close) questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband (Jonathan Pryce), where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
R; 100 minutes
The Modern and twelve other area institutions will celebrate teachers during this year’s Educator Evening in the Cultural District. During this event, view current exhibitions at each Cultural District institution, network with other educators, enjoy great food, learn about educational programs, and receive free classroom resources. Administrators, homeschool educators, librarians, PreK–12 teachers at public and private schools, preservice teachers, and university faculty are welcome. No reservations are needed.
Olujimi’s work challenges established modes of thinking that commonly function as “inevitabilities.” Brainard Carey in an interview with Kambui Olujimi, Yale Radio, 2018
Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017)
A film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi
PG, 102 minutes
From Academy Award-nominated Hiromasa Yonebayashi – animator on Studio Ghibli masterpieces Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Ponyo, and director of When Marnie Was There and The Secret World of Arrietty – comes a dazzling new adventure about a young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night.
Anime Vanguard / Japan Society (2017)
R, 73 minutes
This exciting selection of experimental animated works from Japan, selected and compiled by the Japan Society for Japan Cuts 2016, represents a broad range of contemporary avant-garde practice. The titles range from 3 to 14 minutes, adopting the full breadth of styles in new animation, from visual music to raunchy music videos, digital processes to analogue filmmaking, and minimalist atmospheric shorts to narratively rich miniature epics. All evoke completely unique worlds.
Two sessions of this free program are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is encouraged.
Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
September 2, 11 am
In This Corner of the World (2016)
A film by Sunao Katabuchi
PG-13, 130 minutes