Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: Day Trip for Educators

Jan 12, 9:30am - 2:30pm

Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: Day Trip for Educators 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. 

  • Sat Jan 12, 2013 • 9:30am-2:30pm @ Nasher Museum of Art 
  • • Pre-registration required
  • • Admission and bus transportation provided courtesy of Nasher Museum of Art and the Cemala Foundation

Enjoy a personal introduction to the exhibition Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. Educators will receive pre- and post-visit packets courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art. Admission to the museum and bus transportation is provided courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art and the Cemala Foundation. Lunch at Mama Dip's Kitchen in Chapel Hill is on your own. Space is limited.

Pre-register for November 29 or January 12 workshops by contacting Terri Dowell-Dennis at t_dowell@uncg.edu 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: Henri Matisse, Striped Robe, Fruit, and Anemones, detail, 1940. Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 25 5/8 inches (54.9 x 65.1 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.263. © 2012 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

 

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