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Closed for Installation of New Exhibitions

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 10:00am to Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 10:00am

From January 2 through 16, the museum will be closed for the installation of new exhibitions.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:15pm

On the third Thursday of the month, a Sheldon staff member facilitates a 15-minute dialogue about an artwork on view in the museum. This month features Marsden Hartley’s painting “Mount Katahdin.”

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First Friday at Sheldon

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy a variety of special programs and activities that highlight current exhibitions. Admission is free.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:15pm

On the third Thursday of the month, a Sheldon staff member facilitates a 15-minute dialogue about an artwork on view in the museum. This month features the sculpture “Red and Mimi Tour Yugoslavia” by Red Grooms.

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Disaster Film Series: “Poseidon Adventure” (1972)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Passengers aboard the SS Poseidon fight for survival after their ship is overtaken by a tidal wave; 117 minutes. Cosponsored by Sheldon Museum of Art and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Admission is free.

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“Roger Brown: In and Beyond the Imagist Sphere,” a lecture by Lisa Stone

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lisa Stone, curator at the Roger Brown Study Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will shed light on the wild and irreverent work of Roger Brown and other Chicago Imagists, paying particular attention to the uniquely curated spaces and collections Brown created in Chicago, Michigan, and California.

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Study at Sheldon

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Sheldon’s Great Hall will be transformed into a great study hall for a night. Fuel up with snacks and find inspiration throughout the galleries.

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Disaster Film Series: “Twister” (1996)

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:00pm

Heading directly into some of the worst weather in decades, storm chasers risk their lives to gather data about tornadoes; 113 minutes. Cosponsored by Sheldon Museum of Art and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Admission is free.

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First Friday at Sheldon

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy a variety of special programs and activities that highlight current exhibitions. Admission is free.

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A Conversation with Donald Sultan and Terrie Sultan

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:00pm

Artist Donald Sultan along with Terrie Sultan, director of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, will discuss Donald’s “Disaster Paintings,” from the inception of the series in the early 1980s to its continued relevance today.

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Look! at Lunchtime

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:15pm

On the third Thursday of the month, a Sheldon staff member facilitates a 15-minute dialogue about an artwork on view in the museum. This month features the painting “The Other Washingtons” by Robert Colescott.

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