Evening for Educators: The Wyeths and American Art

When:
October 17, 2017 @ 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm
2017-10-17T17:15:00-07:00
2017-10-17T19:30:00-07:00
Where:
Museum Galleries and Fields Sunken Ballroom, Mark Building
Jamie Wyeth (American, born 1946), The Tempest, A Triptych, 1999, watercolor, gouache, and varnish highlights on gray archival board, Bank of America Collection, © 2017 Jamie Wyeth / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Jamie Wyeth (American, born 1946), The Tempest, A Triptych, 1999, watercolor, gouache, and varnish highlights on gray archival board, Bank of America Collection, © 2017 Jamie Wyeth / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Discover the art of the Wyeths, one of America’s foremost artistic families. This fascinating exhibition features work by Andrew Wyeth, his father, his sister, and his son, spanning the golden age of illustration to mid-century portraiture. What do works by three generations of Wyeths tell us about the evolution of American art across the twentieth century? How do works by the Wyeths, with their close identification with New England, compare to Northwest art, such as the works featured in Picturing Oregon? Join us for a lively presentation, discussion, and tours.

5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Meet at Hoffman Entrance to Museum to tour The Wyeths, Picturing Oregon, and related exhibitions
6:15 – 6:30 p.m. Transition to Sunken Ballroom
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Lecture and discussion

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