Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The Philadelphia Connection Series


This series explores the history of art in Philadelphia, from the Gilded Age to the present. Each lecture will focus on a specific topic of Philadelphia-based art: the transatlantic enterprise of the Gilded Age, the immediacy of the “Charcoal Club” led by Robert Henri ca. 1900, and the thriving artistic scene in Philadelphia today.

The Lectures:
Matthew Palczynski, Staff Lecturer for Western Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Ph.D. candidate, Art History, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Galvanizing an Era: The Gilded Age and Philadelphia Artists –
Monday, February 1, 11am

Immediate Reports: Philadelphia and the Illustrative Tradition –
Monday, February 8, 11am

Philadelphia’s Phoenix: Reawakening an Artistic Epicenter –
Monday, February 22, 11am

Admission: 3 sessions: $45, $15 for individual lecture (Members: $30, $10)
Space limited, reservations recommended; call 215-247-0948 for tickets.

Images: Thomas Eakins The Agnew Clinic (1889), John Sloan McSorley’s (1912)

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