In conjunction with Drawn to Drama: Italian Works on Paper 1500–1800, the Clark is
offering a number of public lectures and programs related to the exhibition. All events
are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For information, call 413 458 0524.
Members' Preview Party
October 10, 7:00 pm
Friends of the Clark are invited to a first look at Drawn to Drama: Italian Works on Paper, 1500–1800 with welcoming remarks from senior curator Richard Rand. A reception with light refreshments will follow.
$20 members, $25 guest of members
Reservations required. RSVP to 413 458 0585
October 11, 3:00 pm
The exhibition Drawn to Drama: Italian Works on Paper, 1500–1800 explores how Italian artists of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries sought and found imaginative solutions to the problems involved in depicting miraculous, visionary, often obscure, and frequently highly dramatic narratives. In his opening lecture, Michael Cassin, director of the Clark's Center for Education in the Visual Arts, will look at how artists of the period learned to draw the human figure, and how the body was used as a vehicle for dramatic expression.
October 30 and December 4, 9:30 am
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Drawn to Drama: Italian Works on Paper, 1500–1800. With senior curator Richard Rand on October 30 and with Clark/Williams graduate student Melina Doerring on December 4.
Reservations required; RSVP to 413 458 0585
George Goldner Lecture
November 2, 3:00 pm
George Goldner, chairman of the department of drawings and prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and connoisseur of Italian drawings, will present a lively illustrated discussion of recent acquisitions of Old Master drawings at the Met.