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

Thursday, December 12 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Impressionists in the Snow
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, December 12 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Impressionists in the Snow
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, December 13 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Impressionists in the Snow
Rebecca Albiani

Saturday, December 14 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Unsettling Femininity Gallery Tour
Naomi Hume

Sunday, December 15 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Darelle Holden

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

Wednesday, December 18 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Wednesday, December 18 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

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

Thursday, December 19 7:00 – 8:30 pm
In Focus: Wanda Nanibush

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

Saturday, January 4 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club | Welcome to Scandinavia
Ladies Musical Club

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

Thursday, January 9 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Enigma of Giorgione
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, January 9 7:00 – 8:00 pm
The Enigma of Giorgione
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, January 10 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Enigma of Giorgione
Rebecca Albiani

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

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

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

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

Thursday, January 16 7:00 – 8:15 pm
Successful Aging
Daniel Levitin

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

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

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

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

Saturday, February 1 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club | Schubertiade, Duets for Two Violas by Schönebeck & Bartók
Ladies Musical Club

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

Wednesday, February 5 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

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

Wednesday, February 12 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Thursday, February 13 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hiroshige: 53 Stations of the Tokkaido
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, February 13 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Hiroshige: 53 Stations of the Tokkaido
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, February 14 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hiroshige: 53 Stations of the Tokkaido
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, February 14 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Member + VIP Exhibitions Opening Reception

Friday, February 14 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Exhibitions Opening Reception

Saturday, February 15 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Seattle Classic Guitar Society | Michael Kudirka
Seattle Classic Guitar Society

Sunday, February 16 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Eugenie Jones

Wednesday, February 19 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, March 6 8:15 am – 6:00 pm
Perspectives on Legacy
Creative Aging Conference 2020

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

Saturday, March 7 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club | From Baroque to Brazil
Ladies Musical Club

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

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

Wednesday, March 11 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Thursday, March 12 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, March 12 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, March 13 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom
Rebecca Albiani

Wednesday, March 18 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

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

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

Wednesday, March 25 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Wednesday, March 25 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

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

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

Saturday, April 4 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club | Works by Female Composers, Trios for Violin, Cello & Piano
Ladies Musical Club

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

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

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

Thursday, April 9 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Picasso’s Guernica

Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, April 9 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Picasso’s Guernica

Rebecca Albiani

Friday, April 10 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Picasso’s Guernica

Rebecca Albiani

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

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

Saturday, April 18 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Seattle Classic Guitar Society | Jon Paul Yerby
Seattle Classic Guitar Society

Sunday, April 19 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Kareem Kandi

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

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

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

Saturday, May 2 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meet Me at the Movies: Musicals | Frye Art Museum

Tuesday, May 5 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Meet Me at the Movies: Musicals | Rose Theatre

Tuesday, May 5 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

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

Friday, May 8 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Member + VIP Exhibition Opening Reception

Friday, May 8 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Exhibition Opening Reception

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

Thursday, May 14 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Making of Fenway Court
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, May 14 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Making of Fenway Court
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, May 15 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Meet Me at the Movies: Musicals | BIMA

Friday, May 15 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Making of Fenway Court
Rebecca Albiani

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

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

Wednesday, May 27 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

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

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

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

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

Thursday, June 11 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mickalene Thomas and Kehinde Wiley
Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, June 11 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Mickalene Thomas and Kehinde Wiley
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, June 12 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mickalene Thomas and Kehinde Wiley
Rebecca Albiani

Wednesday, June 17 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

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

Sunday, June 21 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Reggie Goings

Wednesday, June 24 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, August 16 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Jovino Santos Neto

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 7 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

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

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

Sunday, October 18 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz in the City | Greta Matassa

Wednesday, October 21 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, December 2 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation

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

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

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