A series of fall lectures offering insights to the Renaissance and Baroque periods during which some of the world’s most inspiring art was created starts Thursday, Sept 30 at the Albany Museum of Art with a presentation by Keaton Wynn, an art professor at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Students from Deerfield-Windsor School's AP European History class tour the European Splendors: Old Master Paintings from the Kress Collection exhibition at the Albany Museum of Art on Sept 7. High school and college students, and area residents can attend a series of free lectures this fall to learn more about the Renaissance era that inspired these and other great works of art. (Photo: The Albany Museum of Art/Jim Hendricks)
Art history professors will offer insight into Renaissance art and culture
A series of Albany Museum of Art gallery lectures this fall will delve into the Renaissance and Baroque periods, with paintings from those eras creating the appropriate setting.
The lectures, which will start at 5:30 pm on five Thursdays, are open to the public, and admission is free. Each will take place in the Haley Gallery, where European Splendors: Old Master Paintings from the Kress Collection is on view through Dec 23, 2021.
The life of Michelangelo, the leading influence on the development of Western Art, will be the topic of conversation when the AMA Art Lovers Book Club meets at 6 pm on Tuesday, Sept 21 at the Albany Museum of Art.
Two popular monthly programs return to the Albany Museum of Art this month following their usual summer hiatus.
The first Toddler Takeover program of the new season is Tuesday, Sept 7. Homeschool Day is back in session on Thursday, Sept 9. Each will be conducted monthly through May 2022.