Day Trip and Tour of Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage

Events // Day Trip and Tour of Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage

Sep 11 - Sep 11

Overview // Join SLOMA for a day trip to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to tour the special exhibition Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage. The exhibition highlights the principal role that music and dance played in Marc Chagall’s artistic practice.

The performing arts were a significant source of inspiration for Chagall throughout his long career: he depicted musicians in many of his paintings, collaborated on set designs for the Ballet Russes in 1911, created murals and theatrical productions for the Moscow State Jewish Theater in the 1920s, and designed costumes and monumental sets for ballet and opera in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. The exhibition features the artist’s vibrant costumes and set designs—some of which have never been exhibited since they appeared on stage—and also presents a selection of iconic paintings depicting musicians and lyrical scenes, numerous works on paper, and documentary footage of original performances.

Watch a preview of the exhibition here.

Details // Monday, September 11, 2017. Registration $130 members, $145 general includes round trip transportation with American Star Trailways, admission to all specially-ticketed exhibitions as well as LACMA's extensive permanent collection, 2 PM docent tour of Chagall, and snacks. Convenient pickups in SLO and Arroyo Grande. Itineraries will be sent to confirmed travelers.

Please review our cancellation policy: Due to advanced transportation and ticketing costs, cancellations requested on or before September 1 will receive a full refund minus 10% fee; cancellations after September 1 will not receive a refund unless the trip is canceled by SLOMA. Canceled tickets cannot be transferred to future SLOMA trips.

Banner images (left to right): Fiddler on the Roof, costumes for The Magic Flute, costumes and backdrop in the Metropolitan Opera's 1967 production of The Magic Flute. Marc Chagall.

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