Devon Dikeou during her 2018 Logan Lecture in the Sharp Auditorium

Courses

Explore exhibition and collection themes, artists, and artworks in greater depth. Spark your knowledge and discover more in the works on view.

William Marlow's painting of Vesuvius Erupting at Night, 1768

British Art Across the Ages

This four-part course - a celebration of British art, culture, and history - will take participants on a nearly 500-year journey through time.

Get to know some of the masterful artists whose dazzling array of paintings are on view in Treasures of British Art, and explore the captivating themes they painted.

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  • Portrait of the Radcliffe family, including father, mother and nine children in fancy 18th century clothing.
    Event: Public Programs

    Looking at British Art

    with Molly Medakovich
    Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

    From lustrous satin fabrics and lace collars to theatrical storytelling and scenes of everyday life, the paintings in Treasures of British Art are a feast for the eyes and imagination.

    Using the exhibition as a springboard, teaching specialist Molly Medakovich will shed light on the broad context of the British art world from the 1500s through the 1800s and explore multiple "looking tools" for savoring the works on view.

    Doors open at 1:30 pm.

    Lecture tickets are $20 DAM members, $25 nonmembers. More

  • William Marlow's painting of Vesuvius Erupting at Night, 1768
    Event: Public Programs

    British Art Across the Ages

    Spring Course 2019
    Beginning on March 9, 2019 this will occur every Saturday through April 13, 2019, except March 23, 2019 and April 6, 2019.

    This four-part course - a celebration of British art, culture, and history - will take participants on a nearly 500-year journey through time.

    Get to know some of the masterful artists whose dazzling array of paintings are on view in Treasures of British Art, and explore the captivating themes they painted. More