Educators Workshop: The Collector's Eye

Nov 29, 6pm - 8pm

Educators Workshop: The Collector's Eye photo

Learn about the development of abstraction in Europe and the U.S., the historical influences that shaped it, and the lives of two important 20th century art collectors whose legacy lives on in our community. 

"The Collector's Eye" is a two-part workshop for educators presented by the Weatherspoon Art Museum and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in conjunction with the concurrent exhibitions The Cone Sisters Collect and Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. 

  • Thu Nov 29, 2012 • 6-8pm @ Weatherspoon Art Museum
  • • Free for WAM members; $5 non-members
  • • Pre-registration required

Learn about the Cone family and their contributions to the Greensboro Community. Explore The Cone Sisters Collect and On the Path to Abstraction exhibitions and examine your curatorial eye as you play the role of collector. 

Pre-register for November 29 and/or January 12 workshops by contacting Terri Dowell-Dennis at or (336) 256-1449. Please note spaces are limited. A certificate of participation will be provided and can be used toward CEU credit with the prior approval of your school system. 



Image: Pablo Picasso, Still Life in Front of a Window, detail, 1919, intaglio on paper, 13 5/8 x 9 11/16 in. Bequest of Etta and Claribel Cone, 1949.

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