Rock 'n' Reel Film Series at Fenimore Art Museum Begins April 12
Films showcase musicians whose photographs are featured in museum's current exhibition Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits.
Fenimore Art Museum presents the Rock 'n' Reel Film Series on select Fridays and Saturdays (April 12–August 24) at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a unique celebration of art, music, and film in this series showcasing musicians whose photographs are featured in the exhibition Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits. Tour the exhibition beginning at 6:30 p.m. and then enjoy a brief presentation and film screening at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Film ratings vary. Refreshments are complimentary with a suggested donation. Cost: $7 / $5 members. Tickets available at the door on the evening of the film. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets sold at the door the evening of the film.
For additional information, please visit FenimoreArt.org.
Rock 'n' Reel Film Series Schedule: Select Fridays and Saturdays (April 12–August 24)
- Purple Rain - Friday, April 12 • Doors open at 6:30 pm Prince stars in this quasi-biographical film.(1984, R)
- What's Love Got to Do with It - Friday, April 26 • Doors open at 6:30 pm The life of legendary soul singer, Tina Turner. (1993, R)
- Desperately Seeking Susan - Friday, May 10 • Doors open at 6:30 pm A comedy-drama starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna. (1985, PG-13)
- Poetic Justice - Friday, May 17 • Doors open at 6:30 pm A romantic drama starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur. (1993, R)
- Ray - Friday, June 14 • Doors open at 6:30 pm Ray Charles is portrayed by Jamie Foxx in this Oscar-winning biopic. (2004, PG-13)
- Labyrinth - Friday, June 28 • Doors open at 6:30 pm A musical fantasy film starring David Bowie and directed by Jim Henson. (1986, PG)
- I'm Not There - Saturday, July 27 • Doors open at 6:30 pm Several actors portray legendary singer-songwriter, Bob Dylan. (2007, R)
- Burlesque - Saturday, August 10 • Doors open at 6:30 pm A backstage musical film starring Cher and Christina Aguilera. (2010, PG-13)
- Madonna: Truth or Dare - Saturday, August 24 • Doors open at 6:30 pm Documentary chronicling the life of Madonna during her 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour. (1991, R - some content may not be suitable for children). Otsego native John Draper, former Tour Manager of Madonna's Blonde Ambition World Tour, will be present for live commentary on the film, giving a rare behind-the-scenes look of what it takes to manage a tour for one of music's original megastars.
About Fenimore Art Museum
Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper's "Glimmerglass"—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region's unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit FenimoreArt.org.