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.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - “A Style Mashup!”
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - “Pursuit of Immortality”
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - “Looks Kinda Like Turkey Run!”
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”
Artful Living Series
Join Ian Wilhite, Newfields’ gregarious orchid expert, for an “insider’s look” at the secrets of orchids, brought to you by the Alliance.
Artist Talk: Studio Drift
Join Shelly Selim, Newfields’ Associate Curator of Design & Decorative Arts, for a conversation with the creative duo behind Meadow.
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.
Member Only Talk: Ian Wilhite
join Newfields’ own plant specialist Ian Wilhite for a special presentation on the Orchids exhibition in DeBoest Lecture Hall.
Inaugural Horticulture Volunteer Fair
We’re looking for volunteers to spend a season getting dirty.