WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 / 11 AM – 4 PM

Films

Artists on the Big Screen + Collection Conversation: America Rising

9/7/2017 / 6:00pm

Offered quarterly, each program features a film about an artist or influential art personality followed by insight into the figure’s relationship with the Art Center’s collection.

Filmmakers Michael Maglaras (writer and director) and Terri Templeton (executive producer) return to Des Moines to share their most recent project, America Rising: The Arts of the Gilded Age.

Location Information:
Levitt Auditorium

2017-09-07 18:00:00 2017-09-07 00:00:00 America/Chicago Artists on the Big Screen + Collection Conversation: America Rising Offered quarterly, each program features a film about an artist or influential art personality followed by insight into the figure’s relationship with the Art Center’s collection. Filmmakers Michael Maglaras (writer and director) and Terri Templeton (executive producer) return to Des Moines to share their most recent project, America Rising: The Arts of the Gilded Age . Levitt Auditorium

America Rising: The Arts of the Gilded Age, 2016
Michael Maglaras, director
90 minutes / Not rated

Film Description: The exciting and compelling story covers "America's Renaissance," the tremendous outpouring of artistic endeavor that occurred during the time between Abraham Lincoln's death in 1865 and the death of Mark Twain in 1910. More than 90 high-definition examples of art are shown, including works by John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Alfred Stieglitz, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, plus the recently discovered, only known film footage of Twain, taken in 1909. 

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