Please note that West Building, including Sip café, will be closed to the public on Wednesday, March 21, while Art in Bloom is installed. Admission will also be charged to visit the West Building galleries during Art in Bloom, March 22–25. More information and tickets are available here. East Building and the Museum Park will remain open and free to visitors.
$5 Museum members, youth 7–18, college students with ID
(1933) Directed by Victor Fleming. Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan. (86 min.) DVD.
A dizzy blonde movie queen’s life is spinning out of control. Besieged by the “pack of leeches,” her family and so-called friends, she searches for love in all the wrong places. Crackerjack pre-Code wisecracks abound in this fascinating peep inside the MGM dream factory.
“Harlow is glorious in every frame, because she’s so perfectly imperfect: charming, infuriating, delightful, immature, divine, common, childish, glorious, stubborn” (Warner Archive).
We start December with a mesmerizing animated film by a Dutch director, part of our new ArtHouse series, and a movie pick inspired by the exhibition Inspiring Beauty, starring Diana Ross. January begins a classic comedy film festival curated by Laura Boyes, and John Munson presents two more notable ArtHouse films.