April 2, 2016
Please note that the family tour scheduled for Saturday, April 2 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please feel free to visit Bart’s ArtVenture to create a totem pole at the Art Bar and ask our Bart’s ArtVenture attendants about a scavenger hunt through the galleries!
March 19, 2016
Bart’s Books is a storytelling program for children ages 4-7. Bart selects a new book and related work of art each month that he thinks kids will enjoy.
This month, Bart has selected The Listening Walk by Paul Showers and Aliki.
Bart’s Books is sponsored by Publix Super Market Charities.
March 18, 2016
In the exhibition All the Colors of the Rainbow, we are excited to present a collection of 19th-century Uzbekistan ikat robes. Along with the robes, the exhibition includes many accessories that were worn at the time, including boots, bags, and …
March 14, 2016
The Museum is excited to open a new exhibition this weekend, All the Colors of the Rainbow: Uzbekistan Ikats from the Collection of Peggy Slappey. “All the colors of the rainbow” is how one early 19th-century diplomat described the ikat …
March 12, 2016
The Museum and ICS are thrilled to host Holi, the Indian celebration of color for the sixth year in a row! Last year, over 2,000 people came out to enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood style dancing and music, food, storytelling, art-making, and gallery exploration.
The Museum has one of the largest collections of Asian art in the Southeast, so there is plenty to see! The day ends with a huge celebration outside to play Holi, which involves the throwing of powdered colors, a traditional part of Holi celebrations. Make sure to wear something you don’t mind having to wash! There is truly something for everyone.
March 8, 2016
March is Women’s History Month, a month-long celebration honoring famous female heroines of the past, as well as recognizing the many women whom history has forgotten. Art has been one of the areas that historically favored men, but there is …
March 7, 2016
One of the most colorful days of the year is the day of the Holi Festival. Although it is a Hindu holiday that began in India, there are now festivals held all over the world to welcome spring, including right …
In the Haitian religion of Vodou, beaded flags such as this are placed on altars, but also play an important role in ceremonies, where they are carried in processions and also worn over the shoulders. The flags, or drapo, are …
March 5, 2016
Join Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit Bart’s ArtVenture to make an art project inspired by what you saw. What will you discover?
Art Safari: Hunt for animals, real and imaginary, as they appear in artworks from a variety of cultures and time periods! Discover how people use images of animals symbolically and as decoration for everyday objects.
February 22, 2016
Before our upcoming lecture by Dr. Benjamin Hebblethwaite, we wanted to take a moment to explain a little more about our current exhibition, Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection. If you haven’t seen the exhibition yet, it is beautiful; more …