Intro to Contemporary Art: People and Portraits - Cancelled


Date: Feb 15
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Theatre
Cost: $15.00

3 Part Lecture Series: Join art educator Anne Pickard-Vandering for a series of lively lectures about contemporary art.

Cancelled - Lecture 1: People and Portraits, February 15

The first lecture explores the topic of people and portraits, followed by a walk-and-talk tour of the portraiture in our galleries.

Lecture 2: Land and Landscape, March 21

The second lecture is all about land, landscape and the natural world. After the lecture, we will take a visit to the art galleries for a tour of landscape artwork. This tour will include the show Of Myths and Mountains, featuring works from the Group of Seven and contemporary artists frrom Labrador and Quebec.

Lecture 3: Abstract, April 18

This lecture takes a look at the history and interpretation of abstract art. We will also view and interpret abstract artworks in out art gallery, with a special sneak peek at selected art works chosen from the vault.

Cost per workshop is $15.00. If you attend all three workshops, the total cost is $40.00. To register, please contact Visitor Services at 757-8090.

Image credit: April White. Me, You, Kally (2016) Watercolour on paper. 21.25" x 23.5". 2017/18 Acquisition, The Rooms, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Collection.

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