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SBMA IS NOW OPEN EVERY THURSDAY
5 – 8 pm FOR FREE!

Chase Free Thursday Evenings include:
  • Access to all galleries
  • Brief docent talks in select exhibitions
  • Refreshments available for purchase
  • Family Resource Center and Museum Shop open
  • Special programming – check back here for details

 

Every Thursday

Docent "Ten-Talks"
6:10 pm and 7:10 pm

Ten-minutes, one work of art, and informal, interactive conversation in the galleries.
Please meet at the State Street entrance.


Special Programming


January/February/March

1st Thursday
Thursdays, 5 – 8 pm
  

Family 1st Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Bring the whole family and enjoy 1st Thursday together in SBMA's Family Resource Center located across from the Museum Café on the Lower Level. Museum Teaching Artists will assist families in creating special exhibition-based art projects. Afterwards, enjoy selected galleries until 8pm.


Marc Chagall, Blue Angel, 1937. Gouache and pastel on paper. Michael Armand Hammer and the Armand Hammer Foundation.

Symbols in Painting
February 5, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Discover personal symbols like fish, barnyard animals, and birds rendered in jewel tones that Chagall included in Blue Angel, featured in the Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from The Armand Hammer Foundation exhibition. Then, paint your own magical composition in gouache on paper.


Sandro Botticelli (and Possibly Assistant), The Annunciation, ca. 1490-95. Oil, tempera and gold leaf on walnut panel, 19 1/2 x 24 7/16 in. (49.5 x 61.9 cm). Glasgow Museums; Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan, 1856 (174). © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection. Courtesy American Federation of Arts

Visual Storytelling
March 5, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Use colored pencils and metallic paint to reimagine the architecture, landscape, and figures in Sandro Botticelli’s The Annunciation, featured in the Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond: Masterpieces of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums exhibition.

Sandro Botticelli (and Possibly Assistant), The Annunciation, c. 1490–95. Oil, tempera, and gold leaf on walnut panel, 19 1/2 x 24 7/16 in. (49.5 x 61.9 cm). Glasgow Museums; Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan, 1856 (174). © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection. Courtesy American Federation of Arts. 

Highlights of the Exhibition of Italian Masterpieces from Glasgow by Director Larry Feinberg

Thursday, February 19, 5:30 pm
Free for SBMA Members/$10 Non-Members/$6 Senior Non-Members
Reserve or purchase tickets at the Museum Visitor Services desks, or online at tickets.sbma.net.





Pop-Up Opera: Bel Canto

Thursday, March 5, 5:30 pm
Museum galleries
Free




Catalyst Quartet

Thursday, March 12, 7:30 pm

Mary Craig Auditorium
$18 for
SBMA Members/$22 Non-Members
Purchase tickets at the Museum Visitor Services desks, or online at
tickets.sbma.net.

 
     
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