The Art of the Steal Screening + Raffle

The Art of the Steal

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

8:30pm Doors open
9:00pm The Art of the Steal

Join us for Art Movie Night! Admission is Free. We will raffle off a piece of art before the movie! Get a raffle ticket with any donation to ART MOVIE NIGHT!

A gripping tale of intrigue and mystery in the art world, this film traces the history of the Barnes collection of Post-Impressionist paintings, which was worth billions and became the subject of a power struggle after the 1951 death of the owner. Dr. Albert Barnes collected 181 Renoirs, 69 C├ęzannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos and many other valuable paintings. But the political wrangling over the collection eventually led to its division.