12 Apr
Thu / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk: Artists and Their Models

    Beck Building

    From inspirational muses to relatives who would pose for free, models have had interesting and unique relationships with the artists who painted them. Join a 45-minute gallery talk and learn about some of these fascinating duos.

  2. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Rienzi’s Porcelain Masterpieces

    Rienzi

    A close exploration of the porcelain splendors at Rienzi, this tour introduces visitors to the inspiring development of "white gold" in Europe during the 18th century. Discover the monarchs and vibrant commercial markets that fed[…]

  3. GALLERY EXPERIENCES
    Twilight Talk “Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, and Victorian Domestic Architecture”

    Rienzi

    Rienzi opens the doors at twilight! Treat yourself to an engaging lecture, an open house tour of the collection, and social time over wine and bites. This evening, enjoy a discussion about the castle that provides the setting[…]

  4. LECTURES
    Artful Thursday “CORE Performance Company Dance Event: The Flow of Color”

    Law Building

    In a career that spanned six decades, Jules Olitski (1922–2007) never lost his sense of playfulness, capturing both color and light in radiant, luminous canvases. Continually pushing the limits of painting, color, scale, and composition,[…]

  5. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Utopia/Dystopia: Construction and Destruction in Photography and Collage”

    Beck Building

    Explore the ways in which artists use photography to project a political, social, or cultural state of utopia or dystopia on this 45-minute gallery talk in the exhibition Utopia/Dystopia: Construction and Destruction in Photography and Collage. Ranging in date[…]

  6. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Spotlight Gallery Talk “1938: Two Views of America”

    Beck Building

    Compare two works of art—Thomas Hart Benton’s Haystack and Stuart Davis’s Gloucestor Harbor—to discover a complicated view of the United States in 1938. (This gallery talk lasts approx. 20 minutes.)

13 Apr
Fri / 2012

  1. GALLERY TALKS/TOURS
    Gallery Talk “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski”

    Law Building

    Jules Olitski (1922–2007), one of America's last classic modern painters, created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts in his paintings. Explore a survey of his work on this 45-minute gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by[…]

  2. FILMS
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Law Building

    Eighty-five-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef, is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearance, Sukiyabashi Jiro[…]

  3. FILMS
    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Law Building

    Eighty-five-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef, is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearance, Sukiyabashi Jiro[…]

14 Apr
Sat / 2012

  1. WORKSHOPS
    Teacher Workshop “Peace, War, and Economic Depression: Teaching the 20th Century with Art”

    Beck Building, Law Building

    How do artists respond to diverse political and economic climates? At this teacher workshop, examine art produced before and after World War I, during the Great Depression, before and after World War II, and into the Cold[…]

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