The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art


Friday Brown Bag Matinees

The Museum’s free film series is shown at noon on select Fridays in the Jeannette G. and Hugh F. McKean Pavilion, 161 West Canton Avenue (just behind the Museum). Those attending are invited to bring a lunch. The Museum provides soft drinks and refreshments. Admission is free.

2014-2015

Fall Series: Twentieth-Century Masterpieces

Learn about three revolutionary paintings in episodes of The Private Life of a Masterpiece: Masterpieces of the Twentieth Century.

October 10, 2014
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Pablo Picasso: Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (49 minutes)

October 17, 2014
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Gustav Klimt: The Kiss (49 minutes)

October 24, 2014
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Salvador Dalí: Christ of St. John of the Cross (49 minutes)

  • Books Related to Fall 2014 Series: Twentieth-Century Masterpieces
  • Gustav Klimt: The Kiss edited by Agnes Husslein-Arco
  • Salvador Dalí: The Late Work by Elliot H. King, Montse Aguer Teixidor, Hank Hine, and William Jeffett

Winter Series: American Titans

Titans radically changed America after the Civil War. Learn about Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J. P. Morgan, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford in The History Channel’s miniseries The Men Who Built America.

January 16, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

A New War Begins (43 minutes)

January 23, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Oil Strike (44 minutes)

January 30, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

A Rivalry Is Born (44 minutes)

February 6, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Blood Is Spilled (44 minutes)

February 13, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

A New Rival Emerges (44 minutes)

February 20, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Owning It All (44 minutes)

February 27, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Taking the White House (46 minutes)

March 6, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

The New Machine (43 minutes)

  • Books Related to Winter 2015 Series: American Titans
  • American Legends: The Life of Henry Ford by Charles River Editors
  • American Legends: The Life of John D. Rockefeller by Charles River Editors
  • American Legends: The Life of Thomas Edison by Charles River Editors

Spring Series: Impressionism

Find out how bread, shadow puppets, the British, and the École des Beaux-Arts relate to Impressionism in Athena Learning’s Understanding Art: Impressionism.

April 24, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Episode 1: The Gang of Four (49 minutes)

May 1, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Episode 2: The Great Outdoors (49 minutes)

May 8, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Episode 3: Painting the People (49 minutes)

May 15, 2015
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Episode 4: The Final Flourish (60 minutes)

  • Books Related to Spring 2015 Series: Impressionism
  • Monet at Giverny by Caroline Holmes
  • Impressionists on the Water by Christopher Lloyd, Daniel Charles, and Phillip Dennis Cate; with a contribution by Gilles Chardeau
  • Pissarro edited by Guillermo Solana
Learn about three revolutionary paintings during the fall Brown Bag Matinee series
  • Learn about three revolutionary paintings during the fall Brown Bag Matinee series, which features episodes of the BBC series The Private Life of a Masterpiece.