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2019 Regional Meeting: Fogg Museum at Harvard University

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Image of Winslow Homer, "Prisoners from the Front" (1866)

Monday, September 9, 2019 – Join us for a very special Regional Meeting at Harvard University’s Fogg Museum. Tour the exhibit “Eyewitness” with Ethan Lasser, the Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. Curator of American Art. This exhibit shows how celebrated American artist Winslow Homer’s work for the illustrated periodical Harper’s Weekly helped shape his later career as a painter and watercolorist. Also included will be a session in the beautiful Harvard Museums Art Study Center to view specially selected graphic art materials.

Details: Two groups of 15 people will enjoy an hour with Curator Lasser in the Winslow Homer exhibit and an hour viewing specially selected materials from the Harvard Museums collection in the Study Center. Tours will start promptly at 1:00 pm The Study Center is a secure study space with a check-in process on arrival. Be sure to bring a picture ID with you.

Admission compliments of the Fogg Museum.

Space will be limited to 30 persons (two groups of 15). Please register by email: clayclem@umich.edu

Image of Winslow Homer, "Prisoners from the Front" (1866)

Winslow Homer, Prisoners from the Front, 1866. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Frank B. Porter, 1922 (22.207), Hom1. Photo: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY.

 

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Date:
September 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Fogg Museum, Harvard University
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Website:
https://www.harvardartmuseums.org