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Past Films

  • The General

    • Saturday, January 21 3:30 PM
    Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman
    United States, 1926

    Digital Restoration

    Recommended for ages 7 & up

    Buster hops on board a train to save both it and his girl in this masterpiece of silent comedy, boasting some of the greatest stunts, spills, and laughs in all of film.

     

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  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    • Saturday, February 18 3:30 PM
    Lotte Reiniger
    Germany, 1926

    Hand-Tinted and Toned 35mm Print

    Recommended for ages 7 & up

     One of the world’s first animated feature films, Lotte Reiniger’s enchanting work uses intricate silhouettes made from cutout cardboard and thin sheets of lead to enact a tale from The Arabian Nights. 

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  • The Circus

    • Saturday, April 22 3:30 PM
    Charlie Chaplin
    United States, 1928

    Recommended for ages 8 & up

    The Little Tramp becomes an accidental clown in this lesser-known but irresistibly funny Chaplin film.

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  • Still from Kirikou and the Wild Beasts

    Kirikou and the Wild Beasts

    • Saturday, March 18 3:30 PM
    Bénédicte Galup, Michel Ocelot
    France, 2005

    Recommended for ages 7 & up

    This vibrantly colorful animated sequel to the popular Kirikou and the Sorceress finds little Kirikou using his brains and heart to help his fellow African villagers. With a superb soundtrack by Youssou N’Dour and Manu Dibango.

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Past Events

  • Saturday, January 14, 11:30 AM—1 PM & 1—2:30 PM

    Family Fare: Weave Your Own Miniature Tapestry

    Learn how crossed threads become cloth through the process of weaving in a workshop inspired by Terri Friedman's current Art Wall installation. Family Fare is for kids ages 6 to 12 and their families.

    Ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Saturday, January 14, 3 PM

    Roundtable Reading: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

    Recommended for ages 8 and up (younger kids welcome as listeners)

  • Saturday, February 11, 11:30 AM—1 PM & 1—2:30 PM

    Family Fare: Fabric Collage

    Following a tour of fabric artworks on view in Hippie Modernism, create collages with artist Jennie Lennick using upcycled fabrics. For kids 6–12 and their families.

    Ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Saturday, February 11, 3 PM

    Roundtable Reading: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

    Recommended for ages 8 and up (younger kids welcome as listeners)

  • Saturday, March 11, 11:30–1:00 & 1:00–2:30

    Family Fare: Circular Variations

    After a tour of circular works in Hippie Modernism, create your own art based on concentric circles.

    Ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Saturday, March 11, 3 PM

    Roundtable Reading: Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—Detectives Extraordinaire! by Polly Horvath

    Read the beginning of this delightful mystery, and pick up a copy to continue reading at home.

    Recommended for ages 8 and up (younger kids welcome as listeners)

  • Saturday, April 8, 11:30–1:00 & 1:00–2:30

    Family Fare: 3-D Posters

    Use inks to create eye-popping 3-D posters of your very own design. 3-D glasses included!

    Ages 6 to 12 with accompanying adult(s)

  • Saturday, April 8, 3 PM

    Roundtable Reading: The BFG by Roald Dahl

    Read the beginning of Dahl’s warmhearted tale of a lovable giant, and pick up a copy to continue reading at home.

    Recommended for ages 8 and up (younger kids welcome as listeners)