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Docent Art Talk: Shadows and Light: Visions of the East

March 3 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Martin Randall Online delivery through Zoom  |  Tickets $5  |  Free for members In the 19th century, artists from the West, Europe and America, started to venture to the East, which had been a forbidden and mysterious region for centuries. These artists brought back images of people, cultures and traditions unlike anything they or their fascinated audiences had ever seen. We’ll be looking at the world of these artist-travelers, who became known as the Orientalists, and journeying with…

Docent Art Talk: Fritz Scholder: A Walking Paradox

March 10 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Jan Weidenhammer Online delivery through Zoom  |  Tickets $5  |  Free for members Fritz Scholder revolutionized Indigenous art. Explore his sometimes uncomfortable “Indian paintings” to learn how this master of color and composition turned stereotypes on their heads and gained notoriety as a mainstream artist. Zoom connection information will be sent to registrants one day prior to the event.   Art Talks take place every Wednesday from January through March at 1:30 p.m. They are presented by members…

Docent Art Talk: What in the World is Environmental Art?

March 17 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Nancy Jacques Online delivery through Zoom  |  Tickets $5  |  Free for members Come explore the interdisciplinary minds and works of artists whose creations are both timeless and ephemeral. See why they are so important for expanding the definition of art itself and joining hearts to science. Zoom connection information will be sent to registrants one day prior to the event.   Art Talks take place every Wednesday from January through March at 1:30 p.m. They are presented…

Docent Art Talk: Abstract Expressionism: I Don’t Get It!

March 24 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Presented by Kit Kimball Online delivery through Zoom  |  Tickets $5  |  Free for members It is one thing to identify a piece of art as Abstract Expressionism and another to like it.  We will explore what Abstract Expressionism is and why it is so important in America’s art history. We will learn what is behind the work of three Abstract Expressionist artists: Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko and Joan Michell.  Although their works look quite different, each artist is teaching…

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