Not for Victorian Drawing Rooms: American Art 1900–1945, Part I
5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series
Saturday, November 13, 2010, 11:15 am
FREE for Gallery Members / $10 for non-members
With Curator of Education Mariann Smith
Although they were mocked as the "Ashcan School" and the "apostles of ugliness," Robert Henri and his followers believed that American art should come out of American experience, and created painting that, in Henri's words, "expresses the spirit of the people today."
The 5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series continues through March 12, 2011. Throughout the series, Curator of Education Mariann Smith, Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector, and guest speakers will use the Gallery’s Collection and other selected works to tell the story of art from ancient times through today.
Doors for all lectures open at 11 am.