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Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat (obverse: The Potato Peeler) - 1887

Docent Art Talks: The Greatest Dutch Master Of Them All

February 19 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Gogh each can lay claim to be the greatest Dutch Master. Can you make a choice? This Art Talk is presented by Charles Tampio.     — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April for the TMALearn! Docent Council’s series of lectures examining the art and…

A Coign of Vantage, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Docent Art Talks – Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home In Antiquity – Bringing The Classical World To Life

February 26 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Alma-Tadema wowed Victorian Britain with his detailed depictions of life in the ancient world, then disappeared into obscurity until his legacy was returned to respectability through an unlikely ally. This Art Talk is presented by Martin Randall.   — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April for the TMALearn! Docent…

Arthur Dove, A building Moves Past the Sky

Docent Art Talks – Arthur Dove Creates Landscapes of the Mind

March 4 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

How would you paint the sound of a sunset? The smell of a thunderstorm? Come and explore how American Modernist, Arthur Dove, reimagined the concrete and the abstract. This Art Talk is presented by Jaye-Lynn Trapp.   — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April for the TMALearn! Docent Council’s…

Saul Steinberg - Who DId It?

Docent Art Talks – Saul Steinberg: Philosophical Cartoonist of the New Yorker

March 11 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

In his very original cartoons, Saul Steinberg told stories of humanity with mystery, complexity and humor. This Art Talk is presented by Susan Hill.   — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April for the TMALearn! Docent Council’s series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the…

Docent Art Talks – Ukiyo-E : Japanese Woodcut Prints Of A Floating World

March 18 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A look at beautiful Ukiyo-e woodblock prints, the culture that birthed them, the artistry that created them, the Kabuki actors, Courtesans and the Geisha who were the subjects, and a modern-day artist who emulates them. This Art Talk is presented by Adrienne O'Hare.     — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between…

Docent Art Talk – The Art Of The Hohokam

March 25 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

For almost 1500 years the Hohokam culture thrived in today's southern Arizona and created amazing art to add beauty to their lives. This Art Talk is presented by Mary Jo Mcmullen.   — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April for the TMALearn! Docent Council’s series of lectures examining the…

Docent Art Talks – Annie Leibovitz: A Picture in Progress

April 1 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Annie is considered to be one of America’s best portrait photographers. She uses bold colors, humor and amazing imagination in her photos of some of the greats and also the common folk. This Art Talk is presented by Ellie Eigen.   — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April for…

Frankenthaller and motherwell

Docent Art Talks – The Golden Couple: Robert Motherwell And Helen Frankenthaler

April 8 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

In a time of financial collapse and war, the wealth, social connections, academic achievements, passion and talent of this golden couple helped the abstract expressionists’ movement continue to innovate and shock observers. The Docent Art Talk is presented by Pat Waddell   — Art Talks take place every Wednesday between January and April at 1:30 PM in the Stonewall Community Room. Art Talks are free with museum admission.   — Join the Tucson Museum of Art between January and April…

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