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Members and their guests are invited to enjoy Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present during Extended Member Wednesday on Wednesday, January 12. Members at all levels are invited to attend.Book...
Donors who have made planned gifts to the Fine Arts Museums are honored at the annual Legacy Society Tea and Tour. This year, Legacy Society members are invited to a special tea reception in the Legion of Honor Café with...
Join us on Thursday, April 14 and Friday, April 15, 9:30 am–5:15 pm, for our Member Preview Days of Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy. Members at all levels are invited to attend. Space is limited; a timed ticket...
An introduction to making pastels with Alex Warren, owner of Sinopia Pigments & Materials. Join Alex Warren to discover how pastels are made from scratch, using chalk, pigments, and a binder. Through a...
Rosalba Carriera’s pastels captured the essence of her time: sophisticated, mundane, and seductive. Her success, and exceptional admission in the Académie Royale of Paris in 1720, paved the way for women artists of the...
Impressionism marked a resurgence for pastel across Europe and America. Advocating truthfulness and modernity, artists like Morisot, Cassatt, and Gonzalès applied pastel to daring subjects with technical prowess. In doing so...
Join us on Thursday, October 7 and Friday, October 8, 9:30 am–5:15 pm, for our Member Preview Days of Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present. Members at all levels are invited to attend. Space...
Join us on Thursday, October 7 and Friday, October 8, 9:30 am–5:15 pm, for our Member Preview Days of Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present. Members at all levels are invited to attend. Space...
The Golden AgeEach country’s painters and composers, represented in season 3, experienced a golden age. For the Dutch, 1588–1672 saw the flourishing of many schools of painting, as well as numerous pieces by influential...
Leadership Circle, Patrons Circle, and exhibition sponsors are invited to the opening celebration of Color into Line: Pastels from the Renaissance to the Present. At 6:30 pm, guests will enjoy a behind-the-scenes...

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