18 Oct
Tue / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop: Mixed Media: Lit from Within

    The Glassell Studio School

    Mixed Media: Lit from Within - AW936-2 Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. October 18–November 29 (7 sessions) Instructor: Portman $315 + $25 Lab Fee This workshop addresses art made on transparent and translucent surfaces (glass, Plexiglas,[…]

20 Oct
Thu / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Spotlight on Mary Cassatt “Painter and Printmaker”

    Beck Building

    Mary Cassatt—the only American artist directly affiliated with the French Impressionist movement—is today remembered for her intimate domestic scenes. On this 20-minute gallery talk, explore a painting and a print by Cassatt (1844–1926), and see[…]

06 Nov
Sun / 2011

  1. PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES
    Art Improv

    Law Building, Beck Building

    Art Improv offers family fun on select first Sundays throughout the year. Choose a work of art anywhere in the museum and make friends with it—spend time sketching it, writing about it, and talking about[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Acid on Metal: The Art of Etching and Aquatint”

    Beck Building

    The printmaking processes of etching and aquatint require the biting of a metal plate with acid to incise a design. On this 45-minute gallery talk, take a closer look at these methods through the works of[…]

  3. FILMS
    Secret Sunshine

    Law Building

    A young widow (Jeon Do-yeon, whose wrenching performance won the award for Best Actress at Cannes) moves with her son to the small city where her late husband grew up. She settles in, trying to[…]

07 Nov
Mon / 2011

  1. FILMS
    Wings of Desire

    Law Building

    PLEASE ENTER MAIN STREET DOOR Introduced by executive director of SWAMP Mary Lampe An angel (Bruno Ganz) tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal[…]

08 Nov
Tue / 2011

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: "Life & Luxury: The Art of Living in Eighteenth-Century Paris"

    Beck Building

    Experience the elegance of a typical day for elite 18th-century Parisians, through paintings, furniture, sculpture, timepieces, textiles, metalwork, musical instruments, maps, and more. This 45-minute gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Life & Luxury:[…]

  2. LECTURES
    Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture 1735–1835

    Law Building

    Presented by H. Parrott Bacot, professor emeritus of art history, Louisiana State University, and former director/curator of the LSU Museum of Art   The book Furnishing Louisiana: Creole and Acadian Furniture 1735–1835 is the first[…]

09 Nov
Wed / 2011

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend: Pen and Ink Drawing

    Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, The Glassell Studio School

    Studio School Workshop at Bayou Bend’s Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center "Pen and Ink Drawing" 3 sessions: Wednesdays, November 9–30 (no class November 23) (BBW103) $120 + $10 Lab Fee     Instructor: Stephanie Martz[…]

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “The Spirit of Modernism”

    Law Building

    See examples of Modernist American art spanning many artistic genres, including painting, sculpture, photography, and contemporary arts and design. This 45-minute gallery talk is presented in conjunction with the cross-departmental exhibition The Spirit of Modernism:[…]

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