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Art on Screen Presents "Behind the Strings" and more!
Art on Screen
Behind the Strings
January 11, 2023 | 2 PM & 7:30 PM
Michael Peroff will introduce this film and participate in a Q&A
after each screening.
Cultural Revolution ended, China’s door cracked open. Four young,
classical musicians seized the opportunity to flee to the West as
classical music was banned. This film explores how the Shanghai
Quartet began a lifetime adventure – studying with great masters,
attending Juilliard, participating in a residence at Montclair State, and performing at major music
festivals and best classical music venues like Carnegie Hall, Lincoln
Center and The Kennedy Center. This film showcases their lives,
how they got to the top and the price they pay.
Museum has adopted a dynamic mask policy for upcoming events in the
Bickford Theatre. Face masks are currently optional in the
CENTER and HOUSE RIGHT sections (indicated in blue) and are required in the
HOUSE LEFT section (indicated in red). Face masks are currently optional for Children’s
Theatre performances. This policy is subject to change at any
time. Please check back on our website or call the box office for our
current policy before your scheduled performance date. For
assistance, call the box office at 973-971-3706.
Bickford Theatre Films
Art on Screen
Feb. 8 | 2 & 7:30 PM
marks the 100th anniversary of his death and explores the life and
remarkable talent of the avant-garde artist Amedeo Modigliani. Living
a cinematic and bohemian lifestyle, Modigliani used art to express
himself in the midst of his chaotic journey that included drug and
alcohol addiction, and womanizing.
International Women’s Day, this film explores Mary Cassatt’s life and
legacy as an artist. She was most known for her pieces of women often
painted alongside their children. The film is directed by Ali
Ray who brings artist Mary Cassatt’s life to the screen.
offers a private view of the largest ever exhibition of Vermeer’s
work, presented by the Rijksmuseum and the Mauritshuis in the Hague.
The film, featuring the Director of the Rijksmuseum and the curator
of the exhibition, presents extensive research by the two museums
into Vermeer’s artistry, motivations, and creative process.