Friday Nights at the Kemper features an evening of free gallery talks, live music, and movie screenings for Museum members, friends, and the general public. The July edition falls right after the Fourth of July and offers a great opportunity to learn more about America's cultural patriots.
With record temperatures outside the July edition of Friday Nights at the Kemper is being moved indoors. Beat the heat and join us for a free evening of art, music, and film inside the Kemper Art Museum and Steinberg Auditorium.
Friday, July 6, 2012
7p Gallery talk led by Karen K. Butler, assistant curator of collections at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, will explore Frederick Hartt and American Abstraction in the 1950s: Building the Collection at Washington University in St. Louis in particular Hartt’s work as a Monuments Man during WWII.
8:30p Live music featuring Local Gents in the Saligman Family Atrium.
10p Film screening of The Rape of Europa (2006, unrated) will be shown in Steinberg Auditorium. The documentary explores the efforts by soldiers from America and other countries to save and preserve the cultural treasures of Europe that fell victim to the tragedies of World War II.
Free parking in adjacent lot after 6p. Free popcorn and water for the movie.
A stop on the July 6 Art Dimensions' ArtD Tour: Learn more>>
The Rape of Europa. Courtesy of Menemsha Films.