Teen & Adult

Seeing Things at Lunchtime

Lunchtime tour, bring your own lunch and visit the exhibitions with curator of education, June Leary, followed by lunch and a discussion in the studio. Noon – 1 pm, free

Thursday, September 11:  Celebrating American Art, Artists, and Places
See the works of Edward Hopper and his contemporaries portraying urban light and shadow, and the artists in the permanent collection depicting our national landscape.

Thursday, October 16:  Picturing America
Lunchtime tour and discussion. All American! Take a brief tour of the new exhibition followed by time for lunch and discussion in the auditorium.

Thursday, November 13:  Before & After - Three Relief Sculptures of Mary and Jesus
Hyde docent Jerry Cartwright will speak about the depictions of Mary and Jesus before and after the Renaissance. The half hour tour is followed by a discussion and lunch in the art studio.

Thursday, December 11: Picturing American Women - Women as Artist and Subject
See the work of Mary Cassatt, Hannah Eakins, Sally Avery and others in the current exhibition along with contemporary artist Anne Diggory in her exhibition Hybrid Visions. Lunch and discussion follow the tour.  

Artist Talk

Anne Diggory: Painting Lake George with Artistic License - Then and Now

Sunday, October 19 at 2pm

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Anne Diggory's research into the painting location of nineteenth-century painter John Frederick Kensett's iconic Lake George, 1869, was recently published in the Metropolitan Museum Journal in an article that corrects the misconception that he altered the topography and clarifies the artistic choices he made to convey the drama of light on the landforms at the lake.

To research Kensett's many painting locations, Diggory spent time on and around the lake, photographing what inspired him and creating works of her own. Two of her Lake George artworks are currently on view in Anne Diggory: Hybrid Visions, September 28, 2014 through January 4, 2015. 

This talk is free with Museum admission; reservations are not required. For more information on our programs please contact Evi Fisher, curator of education, 518-792-1761, ext. 340 or efisher@hydecollection.org



 

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