Artist Edward Hopper captured the loneliness of modern American life with his evocative realist oil paintings, including his best known work Nighthawks. On October 10th, the Carnegie Museum of Art will honor his life and career by pairing craft beer and film.
The museum will present Hops & Hopper, an event featuring samples from several breweries and a screening of Hopper Stories. Commissioned by Arte France, the anthology contains eight short films, each one inspired by a Hopper painting. The selections include Next to Last by Mathieu Amalric with Frederick Wiseman as Hopper, The Muse by Sophie Barthes with Michael Stuhlbarg, Hope by Dominique Blanc with Clemence Poesy, First Row Orchestra by Sophie Fiennes, Conference at Night by French director Valerie Mrejen, Rupture by animator Valerie Pirson, Berlin Night Window by German director Hannes Stohr, and Mountain by Danish director Martin de Turah.
Hops & Hopper will take place at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Carnegie Café and CMOA Theater. Guests can opt to watch the film only, or also talk with visiting brewmasters while enjoying delicious beer in a souvenir pub glass featuring a Hopper image from the CMOA collection. Tickets range in price from $10 to $40 and are available for purchase at the CMOA website.