Surrealist Night at MMofA

  • Dates: July 25, 2024
  • Location: Mobile Museum of Art
  • Address: 4850 Museum Dr., Mobile, AL 36608
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Price: $5 per MMofA Member | $10 per Not-Yet Member
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Join MMofA for an opportunity to get creative and unlock your power of imagination at our Surrealist Night. Inspired by collection exhibition, DECADES: Looking Back/Moving Forward (1940 – 1959), we’ll have various themed activities for guests, including a large collaborative drawing called the Exquisite Corpse. In this game, each participant takes turns writing or drawing on a sheet of paper, folding it to conceal his or her contribution, and then passing it to the next player for a further contribution.

There will also be a screening of the short Surrealist film, “Meshes of the Afternoon,” made in 1943 by Maya Deren. Throughout the evening, hired musicians will improvise a score to the film live in the East Gallery.