Art After Dark

Fridays / 5 – 10 pm
Admission is free.

Art After Dark offers an eclectic mix of art talks, live performances, film screenings, and interactive art workshops throughout the museum and the Sculpture Garden. Galleries are open until 10 pm, so stop by The Restaurant for drinks or dinner and then explore!

Art After Dark : September 13

The Museum celebrates the Chinese Moon Festival, a fun time for families and friends to celebrate the moon when it is at its fullest and brightest. Enjoy traditional Chinese music, calligraphy lessons, mooncakes, and tea under the bright, full moon.

Schedule of Events

  • TGIF Meditation

    Internationally certified, mindful meditation teacher, Wenji, leads a modern meditation session. All ages welcome, no experience necessary.

    5:30-6pm
  • Curator Conversation: The Moon in East Asian Art

    Laurie Barnes, Elizabeth B. McGraw Curator of Chinese Art, explores imagery of the Moon in the Chinese Collection as we celebrate the Mid-Autumn, or Moon, Festival.


    6pm
  • Open Studio: Rabbit in the Moon

    Create artwork inspired by the selfless Asian folklore Rabbit in the Moon. 

    6-9pm
  • Concert: Echoes of Nature

    Zheng Master Haiqiong Deng & Dr. Nan Liu create traditional Chinese art and play Traditional Chinese music in the Great Hall. 

    7:30pm