A Closer Look
Participants are invited to observe, question, and discuss a selected work of art in the IMA Galleries with a museum educator. Each hour-long session focuses on a single work and encourages interactive dialogue among the group members. “A Closer Look” sessions are included with admission, but advance online reservations are required.
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - “Let’s Make Something”
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - “Divide and Conquer”
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - “Luscious, Fat, Haloed Orbs”
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - “In Days Gone By”
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - “I Promise You Won’t Need a Life Jacket”
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - “Why So Serious?”
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - “Pursuit of Immortality”
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Footloose and Fancy Free!”
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - “Man, You’ve Got Style”
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - “What Goes Around Comes Around”
Artist Talk: Studio Drift
Join Shelley Selim, Newfields’ Associate Curator of Design & Decorative Arts, for a conversation with the creative duo behind Meadow.
Newfields Adult Art Studio
Discover and enhance your art skills in the galleries, gardens, and studios.
Rafiq Bhatia: Breaking English
Heralded by The New York Times as “transcending real sound in real time with the unexpected,” New York composer and guitarist Rafiq Bhatia seeks to shatter preconceptions about how much can be said without a word—and, for that matter, who can say it.
Alliance Diamond Jubilee
Join us in the first “grand” event in years, to celebrate the members for their efforts, the presidents for their leadership, and the many significant contributions.
Matsuri: Celebrating Contemporary Japanese Fashion
“Matsuri” (祭) is the Japanese term for festival. This premier event includes a VIP reception, red carpet arrivals, cocktail reception, exhibition preview, a special performance and a seated dinner.
Society Gallery Talk with Josh Ratliff
Explorer members and above get a preview of Pop Up: Tea House before it opens in the Efroymson Pavilion Balcony.
Sacred Texts of the Himalaya
AAS presents an evening with Jim Canary to hear about his passion for documenting the traditional artisans engaged in manuscript and print production.
Society Gallery Talk with Kelli Morgan and Bryn Jackson
Join curators Kelli Morgan, Associate Curator of American Art and Bryn Jackson, Assistant Curator of Audience Engagement and Performance, for a talk on Samuel Levi Jones - Left of Center.
Horticultural Society Annual Meeting and Marguerite T. Smith Lecture Series
Join the Horticultural Society for their annual meeting followed by an exciting update from the Ruth Lilly Deputy Director for Horticulture and Natural Resources.
Alliance Book Discussion Group
The group will discuss The Strange Odyssey of Poland’s National Treasures, 1939-1961: A Polish Canadian Story, 2004, by Gordon Swoger.