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Fairfield University Art Museum

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October 2020

Online Lecture: How to Look at an Abstract Painting

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Danielle Ogden, Adjunct Professor of the Art History & Visual Culture in the department of Visual & Performing Arts at Fairfield University, will give a virtual lecture titled “How to Look at an Abstract Painting” on Thursday, October 22nd at 5 p.m. Danielle Ogden will be looking at works from the museum’s exhibition Andrew Forge: The Limits of Sight. Check out the exhibition at https://www.fairfield.edu/museum/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/andrew-forge-the-limits-of-sight/index.html Register on Eventbrite for the link to the talk!

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Online Lecture: Peggy Guggenheim: Visionary Woman Collector

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Live from London, BBC broadcast personality, former co-host of 'Art Detectives', Jacky Klein covers British museum collections and co-authored 'What is Contemporary Art?' for New York's Museum of Modern Art. Join Jacky Klein on Sunday, October 23rd at 3 p.m. as she discusses the history and success of the art collector Peggy Guggenheim. Register on Eventbrite for the link to the lecture!  

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Northern Lights & Luminaries: From Van Eyck to Rembrandt with Fiona Garland

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 27, 2020

$150 – $160

When we think of the art of Northern Europe we tend to think of the Old Masters like Rembrandt and Rubens. But upon whose shoulders did these artists stand? Who were their influences and how did they achieve such virtuosity of paint?   They owe much of their brilliance to the Renaissance that took place in modern day Belgium and the Netherlands 200 years before they were born. Over the course of four lectures we will come to know the…

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Online Lecture: The Psychology of Art

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Jennifer Drake, Associate Professor of Psychology at Brooklyn College, will give a virtual lecture titled, “The Psychology of Art” on Thursday, October 29th at 5 p.m. This event is presented in partnership with the Departments of Psychology and Visual Performing Arts. Check out our exhibition, Andrew Forge: The Limits of Sight, at https://www.fairfield.edu/museum/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/andrew-forge-the-limits-of-sight/index.html Register on Eventbrite for the link to the lecture!

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November 2020

Online Art in Focus: Hiroshige II, Fuchu: The Abe River

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Our virtual Art in Focus series offers the opportunity for a close look around a single work of art. On Thursday, November 5, join Curator of Education and Academic Engagement Michelle DiMarzo for a discussion of Hiroshige II's "Fuchu: The Abe River from Fifty-three stations of the Tokaido Road"! Take a peek at Fuchu: The Abe River, and send any questions you have about the artwork ahead of the Art in Focus to Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo (mdimarzo@fairfield.edu). Register on…

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The Body Paramount: Gender, Tradition & Design in the work of Ruby Stiler

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Join Amy Smith-Stewart (Senior Curator, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum) and Mellissa Huber (Assistant Curator, The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art) in a virtual conversation on “The Body Paramount: Gender, Tradition, and Design in the work of Ruby Sky Stiler," Tuesday, October 27th at 5 p.m. Check out the exhibition at fairfield.edu/museum/rubyskystiler/ This event is part of the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation. Register on Eventbrite for the link to the…

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Virtual Family Day: Abstract Art: Painting with Dots

November 14
$5

Artist Andrew Forge made his paintings out of thousands of dots of paint, a technique he called “drumming.” What will you create? Kits with art supplies and detailed instructions will be available for pick-up at Fairfield University by registered participants the Thursday & Friday prior to each program. Video tutorials will also be available on our website to help you follow along! Instructions for supplies pickup will be sent in an email a week prior to the event. Tag us on social…

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December 2020

Online Art in Focus: Red figure Calyx Krater with Eos and Tithonos

December 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Our virtual Art in Focus series offers the opportunity for a close look around a single work of art. On Thursday, December 10, join Curator of Education and Academic Engagement Michelle DiMarzo for a discussion of Group of Polygnotos', "Red figure Calyx Krater with Eos and Tithonos" on Quick Sessions Live! Take a peek at Red Figure, and send any questions you have about the artwork ahead of the Art in Focus to Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo (mdimarzo@fairfield.edu). Register on…

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