Programs & Events
- Dear Friends, as part of the effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the Museum is closed through at least June 20 - including Café Flo. We’re looking forward to welcoming you back soon, but until then, please visit the Artists’ Trail, a half-mile walk around the Museum’s riverfront landscape and gardens. Check our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay updated. If you need a staff member, call or email as usual. Please stay in touch, Your FloGris Friends
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June 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lecture: The Enticing Gaze – From Leonardo to Sargent$5 – $7
What transforms a painting into a celebrity? Leonardo’s Mona Lisa and Sargent’s Madame X each create a dynamic visual relationship that engages the viewer in a series of unanswered questions. Who is she? What is she thinking? What is the story behind the image? During the Renaissance, people believed that a painting contained a divine force that made the absent present, and the dead alive. While we may no longer invite a portrait to dinner, we do actively engage with a painted image. What makes a painting speak? Featuring Dr. Sunnie Evers, Art Historian.