Magic Lantern: Talks on Film and Art

Curated and hosted by Robert Horton, film critic, Magic Lantern was a series of screenings and talks (with accompanying film clips) that used the Frye’s exhibitions and collections as the impetus for discussion of film-related topics.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 23 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Printmaking: Intaglio Drypoint
Kim Van Someren

Wednesday, March 27 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesday, March 27 2:00 – 3:00 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Wednesday, March 27 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Tuesday, April 2 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Wednesday, April 3 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Friday, April 5 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Saturday, April 6 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sketching for Journals with Watercolor and Ink Pen
Bruce Edwards

Saturday, April 6 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Slow Art Day | Special Tour

Saturday, April 6 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club 2018-2019

Tuesday, April 9 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, April 10 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesday, April 10 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Wednesday, April 10 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Ditch Please
Samie Detzer, Jody Kuehner, Maggie Rogers, Markeith Wiley

Thursday, April 11 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun, Painter to the Queen
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, April 11 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun, Painter to the Queen
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, April 12 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun, Painter to the Queen
Rebecca Albiani

Saturday, April 13 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Seattle Classic Guitar Society 2018-19

Thursday, April 18 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Thursday, April 18 7:00 – 8:30 pm
The Color of History in Contemporary Iranian Art
Dr. Abbas Daneshvari

Saturday, April 20 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Graphic Design
Kate Dobson

Sunday, April 21 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Tor Dietrichson

Wednesday, April 24 2:00 – 3:00 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Wednesday, April 24 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Thursday, April 25 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Linking Lives: Disrupting the Cycle of Social Isolation
Karen Fredriksen Goldsen

Friday, April 26 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Tschabalala Self in Conversation
Tschabalala Self + Kemi Adeyemi

Saturday, April 27 2:00 – 4:00 pm
The Paths of Sculptors: Angela Gregory, James Washington, and Mimi Miles
Nancy Penrose, LaVerne Hall, and Mimi Miles

Sunday, April 28 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Last Ditch Effort
Cherdonna Shinatra & DONNA

Wednesday, May 1 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Friday, May 3 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Saturday, May 4 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Playing With the Accordion
Bonnie Thompson Norman

Saturday, May 4 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meet Me at the Movies | Frye Art Museum

Saturday, May 4 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club 2018-2019

Tuesday, May 7 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Meet Me at the Movies | Rose Theatre

Tuesday, May 7 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Wednesday, May 8 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesday, May 8 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Thursday, May 9 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Romaine Brooks
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, May 9 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Romaine Brooks
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, May 10 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Meet Me at the Movies | BIMA

Friday, May 10 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Romaine Brooks
Rebecca Albiani

Saturday, May 11 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Black Radical Imagination: Fugitive Trajectories
Jheanelle Brown and Darol Olu Kae

Tuesday, May 14 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, May 15 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Thursday, May 16 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Saturday, May 18 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Basics of Plein Air Landscape Painting
Jim Lamb

Saturday, May 18 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Seattle Classic Guitar Society 2018-19

Wednesday, May 22 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesday, May 22 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Wednesday, May 29 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Wednesday, May 29 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Sunday, June 2 1:30 – 3:00 pm
The Age of Love

Tuesday, June 4 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Wednesday, June 5 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, June 7 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, June 11 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Thursday, June 13 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Late Turner
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, June 13 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Late Turner
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, June 14 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Late Turner
Rebecca Albiani

Sunday, June 16 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Thomas Marriott

Wednesday, June 19 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, June 20 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, June 26 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Wednesday, July 3 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, July 5 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, July 9 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Thursday, July 18 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, July 31 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, August 2 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, August 13 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, August 14 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, August 15 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Sunday, August 18 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Geoffrey Castle

Wednesday, August 28 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, September 6 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, September 10 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, September 11 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, September 19 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, September 25 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, October 4 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, October 8 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, October 9 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, October 17 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Sunday, October 20 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Barbie Anaka

Wednesday, October 23 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, November 1 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Wednesday, November 6 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Tuesday, November 12 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, November 20 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, November 21 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, December 4 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, December 6 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, December 10 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Sunday, December 15 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Duende Libre

Wednesday, December 18 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, December 19 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, January 1 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, January 3 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, January 14 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, January 15 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, January 16 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, January 29 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, February 7 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, February 11 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, February 12 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, February 20 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

Wednesday, February 26 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Friday, March 6 10:30 – 11:45 am
Small Frye: Storytelling + Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Tuesday, March 10 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Café at the Frye

Wednesday, March 11 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

Thursday, March 19 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Third Thursday Happy Hour Tour

About Robert Horton


Robert Horton writes about film for The Herald (Everett, Washington) and Seattle Weekly, and teaches in the Film Studies program at Seattle University. He is the author of Billy Wilder: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi, 2001) and Frankenstein (Columbia University Press, 2014), and his obituary on the acting career of Frank Sinatra was selected for the Best American Movie Writing 1999 omnibus (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1999). He is a regular contributor to Film Comment magazine and co-author of the graphic novel Rotten. He appears annually at the Port Townsend Film Festival, and is a speaker for Humanities Washington and Smithsonian Journeys. He has been curating the monthly Magic Lantern program at the Frye Art Museum  since February 2005.



Photo: Ryan Schierling