Release Date: June 27, 2014
Summer Lecture Series Highlights Dutch Art in Honor of Recently-Released NGA Online Edition
Washington, DC—In July and August, the department of adult programs at the National Gallery of Art presents the lecture series A Festival of Dutch Art in honor of Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century, the first project released in NGA Online Editions. Launched in April of this year, the web-based catalog by Arthur K. Wheelock Jr., curator of northern baroque paintings at the National Gallery of Art, offers visitors in-depth information about the Gallery’s collection of Dutch paintings.
All lecture programs are presented free of charge and take place on Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in the West Building Lecture Hall, unless otherwise noted. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Summer Lecture Series: A Festival of Dutch Art
July 5, 6
Henriette Rahusen, exhibitions research assistant, department of northern baroque paintings, National Gallery of Art
Signs and Symbols in Jan Steen’s Paintings
July 12, 13
Eric Denker, lecturer, department of adult programs, National Gallery of Art
Imagination and Reality in Dutch Landscape Painting
July 19, 20
Alexandra Libby, guest lecturer, National Gallery of Art
Dressing the Part: Costume and Meaning in Dutch Portraits
July 26, 27
Lorena Baines, lecturer, National Gallery of Art
Behind the Smiles: Frans Hals and His Circle
August 2, 3
Dennis Weller, guest lecturer, National Gallery of Art
Digital Dutch: The Evolution of Online Editions’ “Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century”
August 9, 1:15 p.m.
Jennifer Henel, curatorial associate, department of northern naroque paintings, National Gallery of Art
A Quiet Cult: The Continuing Allure of the Art of Vermeer
August 16, 1:15 p.m.
David Gariff, lecturer, National Gallery of Art
Van Gogh’s Late Works
August 23, 24
Diane Arkin, lecturer and manager of adult program docents, National Gallery of Art
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