Gauguin: Maker of Myth

Narrated by Willem Dafoe and with Alfred Molina as the voice of Paul Gauguin, this film was made in conjunction with the exhibition Gauguin: Maker of Myth. Gauguin (1848–1903) abandoned impressionism to create an art driven less by observation than by imagination.

Kenneth Goldsmith: Poetry in a Newspaper

Meet the playful American poet Kenneth Goldsmith, who demonstrates how poetry is all around us - you just need to open your eyes to it, the way Goldsmith does in this video.

Cars, Culture, and the 1930s

A new type of motor spectacle is coming to Indianapolis next spring.

Artist Robert Pruitt @VMFA

American artist Robert Pruitt discusses his inspirations, his process, and elements of the absurd in this artist talk. The interview was conducted by John B.

Why the Rat Comes First: A Lunar New Year Story

Asian Art Museum Storyteller Fred Sheng tells an exciting lunar new year story about a race that determined the order of the Chinese zodiac. Illustrated with artworks from the Asian Art Museum's collection.

Deinstalling a Burmese Throne

Staff of the Asian Art Museum deinstall a Burmese throne for a Buddha image. The video footage has been sped-up 500x!