Organ Concert by Brian Swager

Skinner Organ
April 11, 2015 - 4:00pm5:00pm

The Legion of Honor’s Skinner Organ is one of the few indoor/outdoor organs ever made. View extraordinary art as you listen to a free concert, after museum admission, every Saturday and Sunday at 4 pm, except when the museum is closed. We frequently host guest organists, but the typical monthly schedule is as follows:

April 11, 2015 - 4:00pm

Docent Lecture: "A Portrait of Marie-Antoinette: Art, Fashion, and Revolution in 18th Century France", by Kathryn Zupsic

Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine- de Autriche, reine de France
May 23, 2015 - 2:15pm3:15pm

This is the story of Marie-Antoinette, the ill-fated queen of France, illustrated with the lavish art and fashions of her time, played out against a backdrop of political unrest and revolution. Marie-Antoinette was the undisputed European queen of fashion, a distinction which initially brought her success, but ultimately led to her demise.

May 23, 2015 - 2:15pm

Docent Lecture: "Our Second Skin: Clothing as Social Language in Art", by Victoria Kirby

Vigée-LeBrun, Hyacinthe
May 17, 2015 - 2:15pm3:15pm

Western artists have used clothing and drapery to reveal information about a wearer's social and economic positions, religious affiliation, politics, nationality, marital status, and fashion sense. Clothing can also provide fascinating information about a society and its attitudes, tell a story, or define a person's psychological state.

May 17, 2015 - 2:15pm


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