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Learn to connect works of art to history. What was happening politically, socially, and culturally at the time the piece was made? How did these circumstances shape the artist’s formal choices?
This special track offers an immersion in the Barnes method and an introduction to other interpretive approaches.
Explore the glittering mosaics, the buildings that house them, and the fabulously wealthy patrons who commissioned them.
Delve into the artist's depictions of modern Paris and the fashionable women inhabiting the rapidly changing city.
A look at his most famous paintings, sculptures, and buildings, and how his innovations inspired modern artists such as Renoir and de Chirico.
Examine key artists and intellectuals who fled Europe as well as the work of those who stayed behind.
In conjunction with our spring exhibition, survey the career of Marie Cuttoli, the pioneering entrepreneur who introduced leading modern artists to textiles and tapestry.
A close look at the old masters in the collection and an introduction to earlier painting traditions more broadly.
Is it possible to paint time? Join us for an investigation into how Monet articulated a new cultural understanding of time in some of his key landscapes.
Artists and activists from across the African diaspora are imagining new myths and radical visions into reality. Learn about them in this one-day workshop.
Inspired by our summer exhibition on Elijah Pierce, this workshop details the various modes of modern and contemporary sculpture.
Curator Ellen McBreen brings to light the deeply personal objects that so often found their way into Matisse’s paintings. What is the relationship between 2-D and 3-D in Matisse’s work?
How can art historians, museums, collectors, and critics include artists like Pierce in a fuller and more expansive story of American art?
In this three-day workshop, investigate the intersecting lives and contributions of these three key modern painters.