November 14, 2010–March 13, 2011
In conjunction with The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer, 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 more information about these events, call 413 458 0524 or visit the calendar of events.
Patrons Preview Party for The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer
Saturday, November 13 at 5:30 pm
Sterling and Francine Clark Society members are invited to a special pre-reception gallery talk on The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer with Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs.
Drinks with Dürer
Saturday, November 13 at 6:30 pm
Friends of the Clark are invited to a special preview of The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer with welcoming remarks by director Michael Conforti, joined by Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. A reception featuring Bavarian specialties, Riesling wines, and regional beers will follow.
Public Lecture: Albrecht Dürer and the Art of Invention
Sunday, November 14 at 3:00 pm
In this free lecture, Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, will discuss the exhibition with an emphasis on how Dürer changed the visual landscape of his day.
Dürer Drawing Day
Saturday, November 27 at 11:30 am
Participants of all ages and abilities are invited to be inspired by the art of Albrecht Dürer at the Dürer Drawing Day. This free workshop will be guided by professional artists and co-directors of studio21south, Jaye Fox and Thor Wickstrom. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drawing materials for the event have been provided by Excelsior Company.
Looking at Lunchtime Gallery Talk:
Albrecht Dürer’s Originality
Thursday, December 9 at 12:30
In this free talk, Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, will examine Albrecht Dürer's originality in relation to the exhibition.
The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer Gallery Talks
Wednesday, November 17 at 9:30 am
Tuesday, December 14 at 9:30 am
Enjoy a members-only tour of The Strange World of Albrecht Dürer with Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. Space is limited; reservations are required.
RSVP online at clarkart.edu or call 413 458 0585.
Drawing with Pen and Ink: Dürer in the Clark Collection
Wednesdays, January 19–March 9, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Explore pen-and-ink drawing inspired by Dürer in this class taught by local artist Ann Kremers. Open to adults 16 and older. Space is limited; reservations are required.
$130 members ($160 non-members).
Call 413 458 0524 for reservations.
A German Wine Primer
Friday, February 4, 5:00 pm
Steve Dixon of M.S. Walker will cover the basics of selecting, understanding, and enjoying German wines. The event will include a tasting with light hors d'oeuvres.
$35 ($40 guests of members). Space is limited; reservations are required. Please reserve online or by calling 413 458 0585 by January 27.
Looking at Lunchtime Gallery Talk:
Dürer’s World of Signs and Wonders
Thursday, February 10, 12:30 pm
In this free talk, Michael Cassin, Director of the Center for Education in the Visual Arts, will explore the signs and symbols in Albrecht Dürer’s fascinating prints.
Dürer: Between Past and Present
A Conversation Between Susan Dackerman
and Keith Moxey
Thursday, February 17, 5:30 pm
Join us for a stimulating conversation between Susan M. Dackerman (Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of Prints, Harvard Art Museums) and Keith Moxey (Barbara Novak Professor and Chair of Art History, Barnard College) about the lasting power of Dürer’s prints.
The Art of Melancholy
Thursday, February 24, 5:30 pm
In this free lecture, Michael Ann Holly, Starr Director of Research and Academic Program, will discuss Dürer's engraving Melencolia I.
Dauntingly Dürer Family Day
Sunday, March 6, 12:00 pm
Celebrate Albrecht Dürer with a free family day featuring castle building, fantasy creature creation, block printing, a family-friendly gallery talk with exhibition curator Jay A. Clarke—and more! This program is supported by funding from the officers and employees of Allen & Company, Inc. All activities and gallery admission are free.