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The Art of Collecting

A Virtual Talk with Rick Friedman & Cindy Lou Wakefield

Sunday, November 22

3 PM

Enjoy an intimate conversation with Cindy Lou Wakefield and Rick Friedman as they share their collection of paintings and sculptures featured in “Heroines of Abstract Expressionism” along with their experiences as art collectors.

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Virtual Director’s Seminar

Featuring Guest Scholar Courtney L. Weida

Great Women Artists: Theory and Criticism Tuesday, January 12

4 PM

Join us as we welcome a distinguished scholar whose writings on feminism bring an important perspective to the study of the works in the exhibition and their historical context.

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Virtual Brown Bag Lecture

Riva Ettus on

Heroines of Abstract Expressionism & FEM

Thursday, January 14

1 PM

Have a sandwich and enjoy lunch as Museum Docent Riva Ettus presents an informative talk on the works in our current exhibition Heroines of Ab/Ex & FEM. This is a LIVE online program via ZOOM.

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A Naturalist’s Winter Journey

On-site Tour with Virginia Dankel

Saturday, January 16 

11 AM

Stroll the Museum’s grounds with naturalist Virginia Dankel in an interactive tour to observe seasonal changes and the beauty and splendor of nature in the winter months.

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Sketching: Draw and Discover

Tuesday, January 26

1 PM

Join us for this engaging virtual program led by Museum educators that invites participants to look closely, discuss and sketch a selection of art works. No prior drawing skills are required, and only a pencil and paper are needed.

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Women, Power and the Future of Art:

A Virtual Talk with Lindsay Smilow

Sunday, February 28

3 PM

Lindsay Smilow is an NYC-based cultural producer, educator, artist and art historian with a focus on supporting women-identifying artists, transformative experiences in and around works of art, and alternative visions for education through the arts.

FOR FAMILIES

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Little Explorers

Outdoor exploration for preschoolers and their adult companions

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 24

10 AM

Join us for a new 45-minute outdoor program with museum educator + toddler mom Katie, who will guide toddlers and children aged 2–5 with their grown-ups around the museum grounds. We’ll explore a new section of the grounds each Tuesday, discovering one of the museum’s sculptures and incorporating nature, stories and movement.

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Special Family Monday

Choose Your Own Adventure In A Gold Coast Mansion

Monday, January 18

An alligator, monkey, and bear! Oh my! We’re having a special “choose your own adventure” day as we open on a Monday for families only. As we look back a century at the mansion when it was home to four children with all of their fantastical pets this special “blended-option” event.

Join us for one of 3 timed sessions
Session 1: 10 am– 11:30 pm
Session 2: 12 – 1:30 pm
Session 3:  2 – 3:30 pm

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Images: Elaine de Kooning, Basketball Players, 1960, Acrylic and gouache on paper and mounted to canvas, 29 x 26 inches – Jessica Tan Gudnason, Chinese Opera Warrior, 1996 , Chromogenic Print on Hanhemule 308 GSM, 30-7/8 x 40 inches, Courtesy of Jessica Tan Gudnason

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