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Museum Previews, Exhibits and Walking Tours

 

 
Walk along the waterfront from John Street in Dumbo to Atlantic Avenue near Brooklyn Heights to see new buildings and landscapes in and around Brooklyn Bridge Park.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 6/24/2018, ending 6/24/2018

Tuition: $50.00

Location : T.B.D. Location : 
  T.B.D..

Instructor : John Hill 



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Throughout time, women have been involved with art making in a variety of ways as artists, patrons, and collectors. In spite of the integral roles they have played, many women artists have not been included in the traditional narrative of art history, facing challenges due to gender biases and also difficulties in finding training and venues to exhibit and sell their work as a means to gain recognition.  In the beginning of the twentieth century, things began to change for female artists with social shifts towards equal rights encouraging them to address issues of identity in our own time.  Using the Met's collection, this guided tour will trace the evolution of female painters since the time of the Renaissance, exploring a number of women artists on view in the Met's European Paintings Galleries, the Nineteenth Century Wing and the Modern and Contemporary Galleries.  Images discussed will range from the Baroque period and the work of Artemisia Gentileschi and the painters of the ancien regime such as Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun and Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, to those of the female Impressionists Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, and American women of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries including Georgia O'Keeffe and Susan Rothenberg.  

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 6/27/2018, ending 6/27/2018

Tuition: $50.00

Location : Metropolitan Museum of Art Location : 
  Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Instructor : Page Knox 



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What would Manhattan be without its Roaring Twenties modernistic art deco skyscrapers? East 42nd Street, Midtown Manhattan’s major boulevard of art deco skyscrapers, is home to Raymond Hood’s red-and-white striped Daily News building (which starred as the Daily Planet in the Superman movies), and the one and only Chrysler Building, once the world’s tallest, whose architect, William Van Alen, was called the Ziegfeld of his profession. A few blocks to the north, the spectacularly geometric General Electric Building stands just a block away from the more sedate but still iconic Waldorf-Astoria. The walk concludes with a look at midtown’s miraculously urbane urban wonderland, Rockefeller Center.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM; starting 7/12/2018, ending 7/12/2018

Tuition: $50.00

Location : T.B.D. Location : 
  T.B.D..

Instructor : Anthony Robins 



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Founded in 2017 by Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu with Vittorio Calabrese as Director, Magazzino Italian Art is a private warehouse art space located in Cold Spring, NY. Its mission is to widen public appreciation and education of Post-war and Contemporary Italian Art in the United States. Magazzino, meaning warehouse in Italian, will host select works from the Olnick Spanu Collection, most of which have never been exhibited in the United States. Through the permanent collection, as well as rotating temporary exhibitions, community events, and collaboration with neighboring institutions, Magazzino hopes to establish an educational center for Contemporary Italian art in the Hudson Valley.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 7/19/2018, ending 7/19/2018

Tuition: $25.00

Instructor : N.A. 



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