Community Celebration: Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

February 24 · 1:00pm – 5:00pm
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Enjoy free admission to Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

1-5 p.m.
1-3 p.m.
1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
  • Watch magical stories told through moving panoramas or hand-cranked scolls, known as crankies. The storytelling technique is one of the early concepts of cinema and often incorporates shadow puppets, music, and narration. Performances by Matt Muirhead, String Theory Theater, Liz Downing, and Katherine Fahey.


Crankie performance still. Courtesy of Katherine Fahey.