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Docent Lecture: "The Future of the Past: Mummies and Medicine", by Charlotte Read

Coffin of Irethorrou, Egyptian, Akhmim, ca. 500 BC
June 25, 2016 -
2:30pm3:30pm

Ancient Egypt meets modern medicine in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums’ mummies. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists, physicians, and museum curators and conservators has learned more about how these embalmed individuals lived, died, and were prepared for the afterlife.

Docent Lecture: "Wild West: Plains to the Pacific", by Jim Kohn

Eadweard Muybridge, Wm. H Seward, "85 Feet in Circumference. Mariposa Grove of Mammoth Trees, No. 51", 1872
June 25, 2016 -
12:30pm1:30pm

Mined from the wide-ranging collections of the Fine Arts Museums, Wild West explores artistic responses to the natural and cultivated landscapes of the western United States from the frontier era to the present. The exhibition features paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, historical artifacts, and ephemera in a thematic presentation that celebrates the abundance and diversity within the region’s physical environment.

Docent Lecture: "Thirty Minute Spotlight: The Extraordinary Phenomenon of 17th Century Dutch Painting", by Victoria Kirby

Joan van Noordt, Dutch, Susanna and the Elders, ca. 1670
June 7, 2016 -
1:00pm1:30pm

The 17th century Dutch Golden Age is one of the most extraordinary periods in art history. This talk will explain why Holland had such a rich output of paintings and discuss at least one portrait, genre scene, landscape, marine painting, still life and biblical scene in the Legion’s outstanding collection. 

A Gift of Artists' Books from the Reva and David Logan Foundation

Rosekrans Court, Special Exhibition Gallery F
June 18, 2016October 23, 2016

This single-gallery exhibition celebrates the recent gift of an extraordinary group of 33 artist-illustrated books and additional prints from the collection of the late Reva and David Logan. The Chicago-based couple assembled an important collection of deluxe artist books and donated approximately 300 of them to the Museums from 1998 to 2001.

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Ticket Information 

Entry to this exhibition is included with general admission to the museum.

Adults $15, seniors 65+ $10, students with current ID $6, members and youth 17 and under free. Prices subject to change without notice.

Pablo Picasso, Visage [Marie-Thérèse Walter], frontispiece in Picasso, by André Level (Paris: Les Éditions G. Crès and Cie, 1928)

Pablo Picasso, Visage [Marie-Thérèse Walter], frontispiece in Picasso, by André Level (Paris: Les Éditions G. Crès and Cie, 1928). Lithograph, 8 1/2 x 5 9/16 inc. FAMSF, gift of the Reva and David Logan Foundation, 2016.15.15. © 2016 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

A Gift of Artists' Books from the Reva and David Logan Foundation

Guest Lecture: "Theatricalizing the West" by William S. Eddelman

William Hahn, "Sacramento Railroad Station", 1874
June 18, 2016 -
2:00pm3:00pm

Among the myths that America has created, the "American West" is one of the most potent and long lasting. It came into existence during the last years of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries at a time when there were major national insecurities. Influenced by dime novels, paintings, books, plays, and eventually film, and created by easterners; the myths of the west and "the western" have become ingrained in the American mind.

Docent Tour: "Wild West" Plains to the Pacific"

Eadweard Muybridge, Wm. H Seward, 85 Feet in Circumference. Mariposa Grove of Mammoth Trees
June 21, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
June 22, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
June 23, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
June 24, 2016 -
1:30pm2:30pm
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1:30pm2:30pm
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1:30pm2:30pm
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1:30pm2:30pm

Mined from the wide-ranging collections of the Fine Arts Museums, Wild West explores artistic responses to the natural and cultivated landscapes of the western United States from the frontier era to the present. The exhibition features paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, historical artifacts, and ephemera in a thematic presentation that celebrates the abundance and diversity within the region’s physical environment.

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