- Nov 16, 2016
Yuriko Jackall, Assistant Curator of French Paintings, National Gallery of Art lectured on “Jean-Honoré Fragonard: The Complexity of Portraiture". We learned about fantasy figures, an 18th century term for portraiture with loose gestural lines, and how Fragonard employed this practice. Many of the subjects of Fragonard's fantasy figure series (below) have been identified with the exception of "Young Girl Reading," pictured at left. Through sophisticated technology, NGA resear
- Nov 8, 2016
Annual Fall Cocktails
So fun! Thank you Sally Von Summer for hosting and Elizabeth Mottur for organizing along with the assistance of Cristiana Anderson.
- Nov 1, 2016
Private Tour: National Museum of African American History & Culture
Nearly 40 ladies were treated to a before-hours tour of the museum led by three curators, including Jackie Serwer, Chief Curator. Each curator addressed their own specialty areas and added wonderful context to the objects we were viewing. The tour lasted more than 2 1/2 hours and covered the African-American experience from the year 1400 to today. A truly unique opportunity as this museum is one of the hottest tickets in town.