Albany Institute of History & Art Presents Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age, a Lecture by Michael Cassin of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

For Immediate Release

January 13, 2012

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—Michael Cassin, Director, Center for Education in the Visual Arts at The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will present the lecture Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age on Sunday, January 22 at 2:00 pm at Albany Institute of History & Art. The lecture is free with admission. For more information, visit albanyinstitute.org or call 518 463 4478. Albany Institute of History & Art is located at 125 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York, 12210.

In this special lecture, Cassin will discuss the Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn. As the most famous artist of the Golden Age of Dutch Art, Rembrandt reflects the prosperity and the confidence of the seventeenth century in the Netherlands. His portraits, narrative paintings, and incomparable prints celebrate Dutch society, Dutch wealth, and Dutch culture in all its splendor and variety.

Michael Cassin is a well-respected museum educator and has written and lectured widely on the subject. He has worked in the education department of The National Gallery, London, and was, for nearly ten years, head of education at The National Galleries of Scotland, during which time he also served as a member of the Scottish Museums Council Education Advisory Panel.

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January 22: Michael Cassin, Director, Center for Education in the Visual Arts at The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will present the lecture Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age on Sunday, January 22 at 2:00 pm at Albany Institute of History & Art. The lecture is free with admission. In this special lecture, Cassin will discuss the Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn. As the most famous artist of the Golden Age of Dutch Art, Rembrandt reflects the prosperity and the confidence of the seventeenth century in the Netherlands. His portraits, narrative paintings, and incomparable prints celebrate Dutch society, Dutch wealth, and Dutch culture in all its splendor and variety. For more information, visit albanyinstitute.org or call 518 463 4478. Albany Institute of History & Art is located at 125 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York, 12210.

Contact: 
pr@clarkart.edu

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