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May 2018

Artist Talk with Elizabeth Casqueiro

May 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Academy Art Museum proudly presents a FREE talk given by exhibiting artist, Elizabeth Casquiero! Elizabeth Casqueiro is a visual artist who was born in England and grew up in Portugal. She came to live in the United States first…

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Lecture: Painting for Princes: Dutch Art by Jan Baptist Weenix and Jan Weenix

May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Kittredge-Wilson Speaker Series Lecture and Book Signing Anke Van Wagenberg, Ph.D., Senior Curator Academy Art Museum Presents Painting for Princes: Dutch Art by Jan Baptist Weenix and Jan Weenix As limited copies of Father and Son Weenix: Dutch & Flemish Paintings…

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September 2018

Jay Fleming: Island Life Artist Talk

September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Maryland photographer Jay Fleming has spent years documenting the culture and environment of the Chesapeake Bay. In his exhibition Island Life  he documents life on Smith Island and Tangier Island, the Chesapeake’s only inhabited offshore islands. Being water-locked and isolated from modern transportation has created…

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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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