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

Tuesday, January 25 1:00 – 2:00 pm
here:now Artwork Discussion

Tuesday, February 1 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Virtual Artwork Discussion | At Work / At Play

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

Wednesday, February 2 1:00 – 2:30 pm
here:now Art-making and Discussion Class

Friday, February 4 10:00 – 10:50 am
Virtual Small Frye: Horsies
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Wednesday, February 9 1:00 – 2:30 pm
here:now Art-making and Discussion Class

Thursday, February 10 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Wabi-sabi | Virtual Lecture
Rebecca Albiani

Friday, February 11 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Member + VIP Winter Exhibitions Opening Reception

Friday, February 11 7:30 – 9:30 pm
Winter Exhibitions Public Opening Reception

Wednesday, February 16 1:00 – 2:30 pm
here:now Art-making and Discussion Class

Sunday, February 20 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Members' Tour: Christina Quarles

Tuesday, February 22 1:00 – 2:00 pm
here:now Artwork Discussion

Wednesday, February 23 1:00 – 2:30 pm
here:now Art-making and Discussion Class

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

Friday, March 4 10:00 – 10:50 am
Virtual Small Frye: Animals with Wings
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Thursday, March 10 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
"Special Reservations": Elizabeth Catlett | Virtual Lecture
Rebecca Albiani

Tuesday, March 29 1:00 – 2:00 pm
here:now Artwork Discussion

Friday, April 1 10:00 – 10:50 am
Virtual Small Frye: Exploring Nature
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

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

Thursday, April 14 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Bridgerton Design | Virtual Lecture
Rebecca Albiani

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

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

Thursday, June 9 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Romare Bearden (1911-1988) | Virtual Lecture
Rebecca Albiani

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

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

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

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

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

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

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