Bringing together curators and artists, Short Course is an opportunity to take a deep dive into our special exhibitions as well as our permanent collection. All sessions are free and open to the public, no registration required.
The Portrait—Stories of the Sitter
Tuesday, June 4, 11, and 18
Educators Alice Novak and Elisabeth Palmer will lead discussions on select portraits in the Museum’s permanent and temporary galleries, delving deeper into the portrait’s history and the sitter’s/artist’s story.
June 4 – Albrecht Dürer, Philip Melanchthon
June 11 – John Singer Sargent, Mrs. Louis E. Raphael (Henriette Goldschmidt)
June 18 – Charlie Lucas, Self-Portrait: When the Left Side of the Brain Meets the Right Side of the Brain
Credit: Robert Henri (American, 1865–1929), Young Chevass (Mary Ann Cafferty), 1925, oil on canvas, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Association Purchase, 1961.30