Press Room

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013

Summer Lecture Series


Title: O'Keeffe: Abstraction and Nature
Date/Time: Sunday, June 30 at 2pm

Dr. Bruce Robertson, Professor of Art History specializing in American art 1700-1945, and director of the Art, Design and Architecture Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the co-author of Georgia O'Keeffe and Abstraction,  Whitney Museum and Yale University Press, 2009, and the essay "The force that through the green fuse...Georgia O'Keeffe and Nature" in the catalogue Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George, Thames and Hudson, 2013. 

Title: When is a Lily not just a Lily? O'Keeffe and Art by Women in the 1920's
Date/Time: Sunday, July 21 at 2pm

Gwendolyn Owens, curator, critic, senior advisor for the Visual Arts Collection at McGill University and liaison officer in the office of the provost at McGill University, is the author of the essay "The Spirit Loosed from its Shackles: Georgia O'Keeffe and Women's Art" in the exhibition catalogue Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George.

Title: O'Keeffe and Stieglitz: Lovers, 'Frenemies', and Enduring Partners
Date/Time: Sunday, August 25 at 2pm

Lisa Mintz Messinger, former curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and author of Georgia O'Keeffe, Thames & Hudson, 2001, and Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011, discusses the enduring and sometimes tumultuous relationship between these two art world giants over the course of thirty years.

Title: Reflections On: Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George
Date/Time: Sunday, September 15 at 2pm

Erin B. Coe, chief curator at The Hyde Collection, will speak about curating the exhibition on its closing day. Reservations are required.

For more information on this series or to make reservations contact June Leary, curator of education, 518-792-1761, ext 327 or

All lectures take place in the Froehlich Auditorium and are free with museum admission.

Exhibition catalogue is available in The Hyde Museum Store for $40.

Support for this lecture series has been provided for, in part, by  



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