Portraying the American Gilded Age
October 9, 10, 11, 24, 25
Explore the world of late 19th-century American high society through the portraits of John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, and Thomas Eakins. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, October 5, 2015.
November 6, 7, 8, 14, 15
Examine how a Renaissance master infused his portraits and religious paintings with order and realism. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, November 2, 2015.
El Greco’s Expressive Figures
December 4, 5, 6, 12, 13
Investigate the vivid style of the Greek master’s exaggerated and emotional figures. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, November 30, 2015.
Degas’s Wax Sculptures
January 8, 9, 10, 23, 24
Study the way Edgar Degas captured gesture and movement in his wax sculptures. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, January 4, 2016.
Rubens’s Dramatic Narratives
February 5, 6, 7, 20, 21
Discover how the paintings of this Flemish master embody dramatic stories. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, February 1, 2016.
Composing Italian Cityscapes
March 4, 5, 6, 19, 20
See a new perspective on the detailed compositions of 16th-century Italian view paintings. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, February 29, 2016.
Contextualizing Contemporary Sculpture
April 1, 2, 3, 16, 17
Consider how contemporary artists explore and combine materials in their work. Register here beginning at noon on Monday, March 28, 2016.
Illuminating British Landscapes
September 18, 19, 20, 26, 27
The 2015-2016 Drawing Salon season is made possible with the generous
support of Faber-Castell USA in commemoration of the National Gallery
of Art’s 75th anniversary. Faber-Castell USA, founded in 1761, is the
world's leading manufacturer of wood-cased pencils.
Additional support is kindly provided by Melvin Henderson-Rubio.
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