Hands-On

Hands-On with Susan Barnett is a monthly opportunity to handle some of the best objects in our collection. $10 for members and $15 for non-members plus the price of admission. Capacity is limited to 15 people per session.

Prints
Sept. 28 from 6 – 7 pm
From Goya to Dali to Warhol, join us to get a rare hands-on look at some of the best prints in our collection.

South Asian Sculpture
Oct. 26 from 6 – 7 pm
South Asian sculptures were often treated as if alive. They were touched, clothed, and even fed. Join us as we get up close and personal with some of these sacred objects.

O’Keeffe Letters
Nov. 30 from 6 – 7 pm
Georgia O’Keeffe was a prolific letter writer and we have several of her letters. Join us as we share these letters with the public for the first time.

ArtTalk

Art Talk with Josh Helmer is a monthly lecture series dedicated to blowing your mind. Free for members and $5 for non-members plus the price of admission.


Un-confusing Confusing Art
Sept. 14 from 6 – 7 pm
Ever look at something in a museum and think to yourself “how is that art?” We all have. Join us for a lively discussion that promises to un-confuse even the most confusing art.   

Photography Murdered
Painting, Right?
Oct. 12 from 6 – 7 pm
Wrong. Join us as we discuss how the invention of photography raised one of the most important questions in the history of art—what does it
mean to be a painting?


More than Meets the Eye
Nov. 9 from 6 – 7 pm
Join us as we discuss the first “nude selfie” in the history of art, the hottest piece of seventeenth-century Dutch porn you’ll ever see, and other deceptive works full of hidden meaning.