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December 2018

Kittredge-Wilson Lecture: Sarah Greenough

December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sarah Greenough, Senior Curator of Photographs, National Gallery of Art The Altering Eye: Photography at the National Gallery of Art FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018 6 p.m. Click HERE to Register. In 1990, Sarah Greenough became the founding curator of the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery…

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March 2019

Magnificent Movie Music – Mozart Goes to Hollywood

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Directors have picked great classical concert works to enhance and underpin their films. If it’s Handel, there must be corsets and wigs!

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Magnificent Movie Music – Beethoven the Myth

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Why Beethoven? And why so much of him?? We dive into Beethoven’s very busy side-gig, the sound-tracking of hundreds of films.

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Magnificent Movie Music – Classical Crossover

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Classical Crossover: exploring groundbreaking film scores by concert hall composers Shostakovich, Bernstein, Copland, Corigliano, Gershwin, Walton, Prokofiev, each a giant of the concert hall, with much of the 20th century’s most important classical work to their credit.

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Magnificent Movie Music – Oscars, Opera and Irony, Luke Skywalker and Bugs Bunny, Facebook and Farm Animals

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The fusion of classical music into popular culture is so complete that most listeners have absolutely no idea where their favorite tropes come from.

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April 2019

Kittredge-Wilson Lecture: Scott Shields

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The catalogue focuses on Diebenkorn’s evolution to maturity. It features nearly 200 paintings and drawings, many from the archives of the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, that precede his shift to figuration.

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June 2019

My Father: Richard Diebenkorn

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

My Father: Richard Diebenkorn presented by Gretchen Diebenkorn Grant, daughter of the artist Richard Diebenkorn, introduced by Dorsey Waxter, Partner of Van Doren Waxter, New York.

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September 2019

Art Appreciation Mini Course

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your brown-bag lunch and join Chief Curator and art historian, Anke Van Wagenberg, Ph.D. (art history) for a free Art Appreciation Course every Wednesday in September, following the 11 a.m. free Art Tour of the current exhibitions.

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Art Appreciation Mini Course – Visual Literacy

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about visual literacy, media and materials, figurative to abstract and from Leonardo da Vinci to Leonardo Drew.

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From Celestial to Terrestrial Timekeeping: Clockmaking in the Bond Family

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Academy Art Museum Honorary Trustee Donald Saff will discuss his latest book, From Celestial to Terrestrial Timekeeping: Clockmaking in the Bond Family, published by the Antiquarian Horological Society, 2019.

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