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Docent Lecture: "From Paper to Canvas: Connections between Achenbach Masterpieces and Fine Arts Museums Paintings", by Jim Kohn

Rubens, The Tribute Money
July 18, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Many surprises are revealed in comparing works on paper with those on canvas. The diverse media and techniques used to make drawings, etchings, woodcuts, prints, and paintings result in fascinating differences in artistic expression.

July 18, 2015 - 2:15pm

Docent Lecture: "Impressionist Paris: City of Light", by Jim Kohn

Marville, Rue Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois from Rue des Prêtres
July 7, 2015 -
2:15pm3:15pm

From the dark alleys at the dawn of the Impressionist era to the world of color and light of the early 20th century, the city of Paris was a continual source of inspiration for the artists and photographers who adopted it as a subject. This presentation features prints, drawings, photographs, paintings, and illustrated books from the permanent collection and several distinguished private collections.

July 7, 2015 - 2:15pm

"High Style" Cocktail Party

Elsa Schiaparelli, evening dress, summer 1937
June 5, 2015 -
7:00pm10:00pm

Celebrate fashion through the ages! Explore the glamour and style of one of the world’s preeminent costume collections--including Chanel, Givenchy, Dior, and more. High Style: The Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection includes gowns, accessories, and other looks by the most influential designers of the last century. Trace the evolution of fashion, and see the only West Coast presentation of this distinguished costume collection.

June 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

Artful Discoveries

Artful Discoveries happening in the galleries
December 17, 2015 -
1:00pm2:15pm

Artful Discoveries is an interactive program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their care giver to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience is required. Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

December 17, 2015 - 1:00pm

Artful Discoveries

Artful Discoveries happening in the galleries
December 8, 2015 -
1:00pm2:15pm

Artful Discoveries is an interactive program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their care giver to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience is required. Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

December 8, 2015 - 1:00pm

Artful Discoveries

Artful Discoveries happening in the galleries
October 29, 2015 -
1:00pm2:15pm

Artful Discoveries is an interactive program for individuals with early-stage dementia and their care giver to join others in looking and talking about art—no previous experience is required. Specially trained museum docents will highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions in the museum’s galleries.

October 29, 2015 - 1:00pm

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