This Week at CMA: Play Day at CMA: Rhythm, Jazz Café Performances, James Van Der Zee’s Aspirational Portraiture

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

Play Day at CMA: Rhythm
Sun, Nov 12
Celebrate the Jazz Age with art making, gallery games, music, and movement. Bring your family or come on your own! Enjoy free admission to The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

Tues, 11/7 & Every Tues in November
Join us in the Atrium each Tuesday in November for a taste of the Jazz Age sound over lunch from the Provenance Café. Free and open to the public. 


Gallery Talk: The Aesthetics and Politics of Stuff: James Van Der Zee’s Aspirational Portraiture
Wed, 11/8
Photographer James Van Der Zee dedicated his career to creating images of African Americans that would undermine persistent derogatory depictions. Explore two of Van Der Zee’s portraits on view in the exhibition From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression.


OPEN NOW: The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s
The first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste in art and design during the dynamic years of the 1920s and early 1930s. Immerse yourself in America’s cultural coming-of-age. Purchase tickets.

OPEN NOW: William Morris: Designing an Earthly Paradise
Richly varied patterns adorn woven and block-printed textiles spanning each stage of Morris’s vibrant career.


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