Ancient Art Council Lecture, "Apollo, Music, and Libations: A God’s Delight"

Red-figure hydria. Greek, Athens, 480‒450 BC
April 29, 2017 -
2:00pm3:30pm

Dr. Francois Lissarrague is director of studies, Anthropologie et Histoire des Mondes Antiques, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

The Legion of Honor displays a remarkable group of Attic vases showing the god Apollo receiving libations and playing his kithara (stringed instrument). This lecture explores the implications of such activities in the depiction of the Delphian god, as well as the painters’ choices in constructing his visual identity.

Plein Air Painting with Marius Starkey

Marius Starkey
February 25, 2017 -
1:00pm4:00pm

Claude Monet had a penchant for painting outdoors. While most of his contemporaries devoted their time to working in studios, Monet would spend days with his friends en plein air creating masterpieces. Along with this mode of working came a new style of Impressionist painting that captured the "dappled light" and beautiful landscapes of France with rapid composition and brushstrokes.

Guest Lecture by George T. M. Shackelford, Kimbell Art Museum

Claude Monet, "The Cradle", 1867
February 25, 2017 -
2:00pm3:00pm

George T. M. Shackelford is a leading scholar of French art of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is currently the senior deputy director at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. He was previously the chair of the art of Europe at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Boston. Shackelford is the curator of Monet: The Early Years.

Ancient Art Council Lecture, "Rethinking Color in Ancient Mediterranean Art," by Dr. Jennifer Stager

Pair of eyes. Greek, 5th century BC or later. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
May 20, 2017 -
2:00pm3:00pm

Moving beyond longstanding debates about whether or not ancient Mediterranean art was polychrome, Dr. Jennifer Stager explores how polychromy impacts our interpretations of ancient objects: what we know of ancient Mediterranean conceptions of color and how art and early philosophy intersected to craft an understanding of colors as material phenomena.

Ancient Art Council Lecture, "At-Risk World Heritage and Cyber-Archaeology: The University of California Office of the President Catalyst Project"

Thomas Levy
March 25, 2017 -
2:00pm3:30pm

Dr. Thomas Levy is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Norma Kershaw Chair, Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Land, University of California, San Diego, and Director, Center for Cyber-Archaeology and Sustainability, Qualcomm Institute.

Organ Concert

January 1, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 7, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 8, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 14, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 15, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 21, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 22, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 28, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
January 29, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 4, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 5, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 11, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 12, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 18, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 19, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 25, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
February 26, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 4, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 5, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 11, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 12, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 18, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 19, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 25, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
March 26, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 1, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 2, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 8, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 9, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 15, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 16, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 22, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 23, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 29, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
April 30, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 6, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 7, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 13, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 14, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 20, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 21, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 27, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
May 28, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 3, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 4, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 10, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 11, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 17, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 18, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 24, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
June 25, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 1, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 2, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 8, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 9, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 15, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 16, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 22, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 23, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 29, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
July 30, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 5, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 6, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 12, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 13, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 19, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 20, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 26, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
August 27, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 2, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 3, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 9, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 10, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 16, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 17, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 23, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 24, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
September 30, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 1, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 7, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 8, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 14, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 15, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 21, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 22, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 28, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
October 29, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 4, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 5, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 11, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 12, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 18, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 19, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 25, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
November 26, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 2, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 3, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 9, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 10, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 16, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 17, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 23, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 24, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 30, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm
December 31, 2017 -
4:00pm5:00pm

The Legion of Honor’s Skinner Organ is a spectacular musical instrument created by one of America's most distinguished organ builders. View extraordinary art as you listen to a free concert, held every Saturday and Sunday at 4 pm. Concerts last about an hour, are informal, and include the opportunity to ask questions of the organist.

Jonathan Dimmock, the principal organist of the Legion of Honor, maintains the weekly roster of both local and international performers.

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