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Short Course


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.

Gulf Coast Wonders

Tuesdays, May 8, 15, and 22, 2018

This three-week course will explore the exhibitions Natural Wonders and Journey of the Islander. Exhibition Curators Margaret Lynne Ausfeld and Jennifer Jankauskas, Ph.D., along with Assistant Curator of Education Elisabeth Palmer will focus on artist Walter Anderson, his influence on Gulf Coast artists, and artists Jacqueline Bishop and Douglas Bourgeois.

May 8: Life and Art of Walter Inglis Anderson led by Margaret Lynne Ausfeld and Alice Novak
May 15: Art of Jacqueline Bishop led by Jennifer Jankauskas and Elisabeth Palmer
May 22: Art of Douglas Bourgeois led by Margaret Lynne Ausfeld and Elisabeth Palmer

Jacqueline Bishop (American, born 1955), Like a Prayer, 2017, oil on found vintage dress, Lent by the artist and Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, Photograph courtesy of the artist and Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans