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Docent Art Talks: Ellie Eigen – John Singer Sargent: Portraits and More

February 21 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Sargent was the leading portrait painter of his generation, well known internationally for his depiction of high society figures. Every Wednesday between January and April, join the TMALearn! Docent Council in the Education Center Auditorium for a series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. All fourteen art talks are new and being presented for the first time at TMA. Lectures are free with museum admission. If you can't make it down to the museum for a Docent…

Docent Art Talks: Judy Tracy – Art of the Reservation: Contemporary Native American Art

February 28 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Baskets and pots? Not on this journey! Explore the reshaping and rethinking of Native American art in paintings, sculptures, and fascinating wearables. Every Wednesday between January and April, join the TMALearn! Docent Council in the Education Center Auditorium for a series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. All fourteen art talks are new and being presented for the first time at TMA. Lectures are free with museum admission. If you can't make it down to the museum…

In Conversation: Howard Post and TMA Curator Christine Brindza

March 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join artist Howard Post in conversation with Christine Brindza, TMA Glasser Curator of Art of the American West as they discuss the significance of The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post. The lecture begins at 1:00 pm in the Margaret E. Mooney Hall. The lecture is free with museum admission.   --- Image caption: Howard Post, 19 Extras, 2013, oil on canvas, 18 x 36 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Docent Art Talks: Adrienne O’Hare – Odyssey in Black

March 7 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This presentation chronicles a 150 year journey including artworks by Black women artists ranging from marble to assemblage, collage to crayon, and quilting to acrylic painting. This odyssey portrays the struggle, beauty, strength, and universality of womanhood. Every Wednesday between January and April, join the TMALearn! Docent Council in the Education Center Auditorium for a series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. All fourteen art talks are new and being presented for the first time at TMA.…

On the Trails of Cowboy Art and Culture: From Charlie Russell to Howard Post

March 8 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Christine C. Brindza, Glasser Curator of Art of the American West, takes an “artistic trail ride” journeying through cowboy art history; providing highlights from the days of renowned cowboy artist Charles Russell in the late nineteenth century to the founding of the Cowboy Artists of America in the 1960s, and through the careers of Howard Post and other artists of the contemporary West. This lecture is free and will take place in the Margaret E. Mooney Hall.

Docent Art Talks: Kit Kimball – Diego Rivera’s Two Greatest Passions: Revolution and Art

March 14 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Diego Rivera was known world-wide as one of the greatest muralists portraying the Americas. His work expresses Mexico’s emotional struggle for independence. Every Wednesday between January and April, join the TMALearn! Docent Council in the Education Center Auditorium for a series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. All fourteen art talks are new and being presented for the first time at TMA. Lectures are free with museum admission.   — Image Credit: Diego Rivera, “Man at the…

In Conversation: Andy Burgess

March 15 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join artist Andy Burgess in conversation with Jeremy Mikolajczak, TMA CEO, as they discuss the significance of the exhibition Mid-Century Perspectives: Objects of Modern Design. This lecture is free and will take place in the Margaret E. Mooney Hall.   - Image credit: Andy Burgess, Wexler Steel House, 2015, oil on canvas, 60” x 80”. Courtesy of the Artist

Docent Art Talks: Susan Hill – Quilts: Women’s Contribution to the Strong Foundation of America

March 21 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Experience an explosion of pattern and color! American quilts are testaments to the strength and the creativity of women. Every Wednesday between January and April, join the TMALearn! Docent Council in the Education Center Auditorium for a series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. All fourteen art talks are new and being presented for the first time at TMA. Lectures are free with museum admission. --- Image Credit: George Washington quilt, c. 1876. From the Metropolitan Museum of…

Docent Art Talks: Pat Waddell – Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock: A Match Made in Heaven or Hell? You Decide.

March 28 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The life and artwork of abstract expressionist, Lee Krasner, who worked in the shadow of Jackson Pollock, will be analyzed. Every Wednesday between January and April, join the TMALearn! Docent Council in the Education Center Auditorium for a series of lectures examining the art and artists who have influenced the world. All fourteen art talks are new and being presented for the first time at TMA. Lectures are free with museum admission.   --- Image credit: Jackson Pollock with Lee Krasner in Pollock’s…

Leadership Circle Lecture Series – The Flame: Tom Philabaum

March 31 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, March 31, as the 2018 Leadership Circle Lecture Series continues with local glass legend Tom Philabaum.  Philabaum will present a public lecture entitled “The Flame: Tom Philabaum,” and there will be a question-and-answer session after the lecture.   Seating for the event is reserved. Members of the public should RSVP to dzeller@tucsonmuseumofart.org, or call (520) 624-2333, extension 7108, to reserve a seat.   Leadership Circle is the Tucson Museum of Art’s foremost philanthropic membership group. Leadership Circle…

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