With the generous support of the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, the Palm Springs Art Museum is proud to announceFREE SECOND SUNDAYS. The second Sunday of every month will feature programming for all ages and interests including hands-on family activities, live theater and gallery performances, films on art and culture, docent-led spotlight talks and demonstrations of artists at work. Each Sunday will be centered on a changing exhibition or feature a part of the permanent collection. Admission to the museum from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and all activities are free, except where noted. A complete listing of activities is on the museum’s web site here.

Film: Margarette’s Feast, 2002

FREE, Lecture Hall, 11 a.m.
This film pays homage to the cinematic history of silent films and tells the story of a man who loses his job and comes into possession of a miraculous suitcase that never runs out of money



FREE, Annenberg Theater, 2 p.m.

The Coachella Valley Repertory will present REFLECTIONS OF LINO, a contemporary performing arts piece based on the life and work of world renowned glass artist Lino Tagliapietra. This performance has been created specifically for the Palm Springs Art Museum and features the Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company who will pay homage to Lino Tagliapietra’s work through theatrical lighting, music, dance and narrative. Music for this extraordinary performance was scored by Nathan Wang, who scored music for the Bejing Olympic Festival.

Also… take note of the other events:
Artists in Action Art Demonstration
FREE, Houston Atrium, 1 p.m.
Glass artist Patrick Blythe demonstrates the different stages of creating cast glass and will also show how to cast a face in glass using live models, David Kaplan and Glenn Ostergaard, founders of the museum’s Kaplan/Ostergaard Glass Center. This event is sponsored by the museum’s Artists Council.

Family Activity: Glass: Frozen Bubble

FREE, Zone 101 in the Hoover Gallery, 12:30 p.m.
Participants in this family activity will examine how glass is fragile, strong, forgiving and even has “bubbles frozen in time.”

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