Thu, May 5

11 AM – 12 PM

Movies that Matter: Film Screenings for Schools

The Emoji Story Q&A with Martha Shane, director

Middle and high school students are invited to view award-winning documentaries that examine current social issues such as representation and identity, immigration, and civil rights followed by Q&A sessions with filmmakers.


6:30 – 7:30 PM


Netsuke: Visual Storytelling and Craftsmanship

Monika Bincsik, Diane and Arthur Abbey Associate Curator of Japanese Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art contextualizes the netsuke collected by Charles Ephrussi and central to The Hare with Amber Eyes, within the larger context of Japanese Decorative Arts of the 18th and 19th centuries.