Art Talk

Join VBMA education staff and docents for an in-depth focus on select artworks from special exhibitions and the permanent collection. Registered participants will meet docents at the main entrance of the Museum and will move to the galleries as a group.

Free with paid Museum admission | Members free

Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 | 12pm | Doris Lee: From Folk-Art Style to Abstraction
Learn about Doris Lee’s evolution of style during her forty-year career.
This program will take place in the galleries. Meet at the Visitor Services desk.

Register for Doris Lee: From Folk-Art Style to Abstraction

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 12pm | Masters of Art: Drawings by Picasso and Matisse
Explore these prized works from a private collection.
This program will take place in the galleries. Meet at the Visitor Services desk.

Register for Masters of Art: Drawings by Picasso and Matisse

Additional support: Ernest Hazel III Endowment, Jean Johnson Endowment for Docent Programs

Harvest Time by Doris Lee

Doris Lee (American 1904 – 1983), Harvest Time, 1945. Oil on canvas, 28 x 24 inches. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James F. Dicke Family, 2014.12.8. © Estate of Doris Lee, Courtesy D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.

Vine-Yellow

Doris Lee (American 1904 – 1983), Vine-Yellow, 1961-65. Oil on canvas, 44 x 22 inches. Collection: Suzanne Conlan Frank. © Estate of Doris Lee, Courtesy D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.

GALLERY DOCENT TOURS

Docent-guided tours occur Tuesday-Sunday at 2pm. Tours are included with admission and registration is not necessary.