The Hermitage Auxiliary will be starting up their lecture series next month and I have the schedule. Please note that I am speaking on March 17 (St, Patricks Day) so I will be drinking a Guinness while I give my lecture. Cheers!!
The Hermitage Foundation Auxiliary Lectures for 2013-2014
at First Presbyterian Church
820 Colonial Avenue • Norfolk, Virginia
You are invited to join the Hermitage Foundation Auxiliary.
Yearly membership fee of $50.00 entitles you to:
— Admission to the Hermitage Museum exhibits and gardens
— Admission to all Auxiliary Lectures and the preceding coffees
Coffees at 10:00 am and Lectures at 10:45 am
October 7 THE MACLEAN COLLECTION:
ASIAN ART MUSEUM AND GARDENS
Richard Pegg, Ph.D.
Director and Curator of Asian Art,
October 21 INVENTING THE NEW CHRYSLER
Jeff Harrison, Ph.D.
Chrysler Museum of Art
November 4 BECOMING NORMAN ROCKWELL
Jennifer Greenhill, Ph.D.
Professor of American Art
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
December 9 THE GENIUS OF MICHELANGELO:
THE SISTINE CHAPEL
William Wallace, Ph.D.
Professor of Art History
Washington University in St. Louis
January 6 A SPARKLING ARRAY: SELECTING SILVER
IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Silver Specialist, Sotheby’s Galleries
February 3 THE COLLECTION OF THE CONE SISTERS
MATISSE AND MODERN MASTERS
Sarah Schroth, Ph.D.
Director and Senior Curator
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
March 3 OLD FRIENDS NEW DIRECTIONS—
NEW EUROPEAN GALLERIES AT THE
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON
Senior Curator of European Decorative Arts,
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
March 17 FLORENCE K. SLOANE MEMORIAL
LECTURE: THE HERMITAGE COLLECTION
Colin Brady, Curator
Hermitage Museum and Gardens
*I get to follow 7 brilliant minds, so lets see how much I can ham this up. I am guessing it might be like the last batch of fireworks that failed to go off. Worse case scenario is we all end up at the bar for a round of pints and forget I even spoke!*
For further information, call Jan Meredith – 483-1396