, The May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden
Monday, 8:00 p.m.
Grab a picnic, a blanket, and a few friends and come enjoy this film beneath the stars! Released by Paramount to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyage, this adventure/drama directed by Ridley Scott and starring Gérard Depardieu tells the fictionalized story of the discovery of the Americas. In 1909, Joaquin Sorolla was commissioned to create a large composition representing Columbus departing on his first voyage across the Atlantic. Sorolla undertook this commission with meticulous research and enormous effort. This work of art is featured in the exhibition Sorolla and America. (1992, PG-13, 154 minutes)
This film is presented as part of Film in the Garden, the Museum's Monday night sundown film series in the May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden. The restaurant in the Sculpture Court will be open for all film screenings and will offer light snacks and beverages, including a full bar. Seating is limited, so be sure to arrive early to find a good seat on the lawn.
*Please note: no outside alcohol will be allowed in the venue. Films begin at sundown, at approximately 8:00 p.m. Space is limited. Seating is first come, first served.