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, Jul 14, 2018, 2 pm - "Down in the Valley"
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018, 2 pm - "The Eye of the Storm"
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018, 2 pm - “Year of the Dog”
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018, 2 pm - "What IS that thing?"
Saturday, Sep 15, 2018, 2 pm - "Blue on Blue"
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018, 2 pm - "Shimmering Landscape"
Saturday, October 13, 2018 “ Liz Surrounded”
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 “ In the Sunshine”
Saturday, November 10, 2018 “Blown Away”
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 “They Call Me Mellow Yellow”
Saturday, December 8, 2018 “ Impressive and Exquisite”
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 “A Style Mashup!”
Exhibition Opening Reception and Lecture with Bidou Yamaguchi and Dr. John Teramoto, Curator of Asian Art
Celebrate the opening of Making Faces: The Remarkable Masks of Master Bidou Yamaguchi and meet the artist as he unveils the first commissioned work for the Japanese collection.
An Evening with Aaron Bertelsen
Join the Horticultural Society for an evening with Aaron Bertelsen, author of The Great Dixter Cookbook and vegetable gardener and cook at Great Dixter House and Gardens.
Evening Tour of The Garden with Newfields' Director of Horticulture
Stroll The Garden with Newfields’ director of horticulture, Chad Franer, and learn about what’s in bloom.
Member-Only Talk: John Teramoto
Join us in unveiling the first commissioned work of the IMA’s Japanese collection with Making Faces: The Remarkable Masks of Master Bidou Yamaguchi.
Book Club: The Evening Crowd at Kirmser’s
Ricardo J. Brown’s memoir, The Evening Crowd at Kirmser’s, takes you to an underground gay bar in St. Paul, Minnesota in the 1940s.
Member-Only Talk: Robin Lawrence & Anne M. Young
Connect with exhibition curators Robin Lawrence and Anne M. Young as they share in-depth stories about George Platt Lynes’s life and experiences as a commercial and fine art photographer in mid-century New York City.
Recent Acquisition Showcase: Preview of Japanese Fashion
View new acquisitions that may be featured in next year’s Japanese Fashion exhibition.