TAG: European and American art

Giovanni Bellini, Annunciation, early 1500. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Italian Renaissance
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join Teaching Specialist Molly Medakovich for an in-depth exploration of the exquisite details and visual storytelling of Italian Renaissance painting. More

Art & About Tour
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 1:15pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. More

World map of Claudius Ptolemy, printed in 1482. Collection of Wesley Brown.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Maps Around the World in the Year 1500

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

This fall’s exhibition Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance will set the stage for a talk by internationally renowned map collector Wesley Brown on a group of spectacular maps made around the year 1500.

Beautiful to behold and works of art in their own right, these maps represent all corners of the globe and tell us not only about a geographic location but also what the mapmaker and his culture believe about where they live.

In both words and images, Mr. Brown will share with us rare and unusual maps from his personal collection. More

Portrait of Sister Ana María of the Precious Blood of Christ
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Pre-Columbian & Spanish Colonial Art

Occurs every day through October 8, 2016. Next Occurs on Friday, October 7, 2016 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! This October will feature objects from the pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art galleries. More

Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas.
Field Trip

Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance 

Grades K–12

School tours begin October 4 with advance reservations. Explore the creativity of the Italian Renaissance through masterful paintings.

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Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Glory of Venice: An Artistic Evolution

Four-session course
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 10:00amSaturday, October 15, 2016 - 2:30pm.

This four-session course will take participants on an extraordinary exploration of the creativity of Venice spanning the mid-1400s to early 1800s, a time when artists forged a Renaissance style that was distinctly Venetian. More

Curator Angelica Daneo
Event: Members

Glory of Venice and the Pursuit of Color - member lecture

with Angelica Daneo
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 5:00pm6:30pm.

Angelica Daneo, curator of painting and sculpture, will share her curatorial insights on one of the most creative times in Venetian art history, when painters developed their own distinctive Renaissance style based on a sensitive understanding of the constructive and defining potential of light and color. More

Curator Angelica Daneo
Event: Members

Glory of Venice and the Pursuit of Color - member lecture

with Angelica Daneo
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:00am12:30pm.

Angelica Daneo, curator of painting and sculpture, will share her curatorial insights on one of the most creative times in Venetian art history, when painters developed their own distinctive Renaissance style based on a sensitive understanding of the constructive and defining potential of light and color. More

Giovanni Bellini, Madonna and Child Blessing (Madonna col Bambino benedicente), about 1475-1480. Oil on panel.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Venice and the Oil-on-Canvas Revolution

with Frederick Ilchman
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Frederick Ilchman, Baker Curator of Paintings and Chair, Art of Europe at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presents his observations of dramatic changes in the art of the Renaissance. More

Event: Lectures & Programs

King George III: “The most cultured monarch,” Art Collector, Friend of America and Family Man

with Oliver Everett
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

Oliver Everett is Librarian Emeritus of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. He was Librarian there and Assistant Keeper of the Royal Archives from 1985 to 2002. During those 17 years working with the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle, he gained a deep and detailed knowledge of the Collection and of the history of the Castle and its occupants. More

Vittore Carpaccio, The Flight into Egypt, about 1515, Oil on panel.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Gold Ground to Naturalism in Renaissance Venice

Lecture by Dr. William Barcham
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Between about 1460 and 1520, painters in Venice generated a remarkable transformation, abandoning gold ground painting for a natural-looking reality by favoring the light and shadow animating the landscaped world and absorbing advances in perspective allowing them to represent believable three-dimensional space on flat surfaces. More

Tactile Tables: European & American Art
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: European & American Art

Occurs every day through August 13, 2016. Next Occurs on

Get hands on with art! This August will feature objects from the European & American Art galleries. More

Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Scott Fraser’s Three Fishermen
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Join Teaching Specialist Molly Medakovich for an in-depth exploration of Scott Fraser’s Three Fishermen. More

Jefferson Rubin. Photo by David Schler.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Frammenti Della Vita: Jefferson Rubin 

Documentary Film
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

Filmed in Italy and Colorado, this documentary, produced by CPT12PBS, reveals the fascinating life story of neo-classical sculptor Jefferson Rubin. Jefferson named the male and female torsos that he created Frammenti. His work was at once classical and contemporary. More

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