Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Film Programs
Special Events: Fall 2017
Falling Lessons

October 14 at 12:00 noon
East Building Auditorium
Amy Halpern in person

A self-described “independent New York filmmaker working in Los Angeles,” Amy Halpern has been involved with moving images since the early 1970s, crafting her own experimental cinema but also working on crews for others and organizing screening spaces and cooperatives in support of artists’ work. A rare screening of Falling Lessons, described by Ornette Coleman as “a healing film,” is followed by a discussion with Halpern. (1992, 16mm, 64 minutes). Special thanks to Margaret Rorison, Maryland Film Festival, and Maryland Institute College of Art

courtesy Amy Halpern

Film Programs

The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

View the current schedule here.

Visitor Information

Newsletters

Get updates on what’s happening at the Gallery, from exhibitions and lectures to family programs and more. Sign up.