Cézanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant Garde
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    Edgar Degas. The Coiffure, 1892–95. The National Museum of Art, Architecture, and Design, Oslo, NG.M. 01292
    All programs are free unless otherwise noted. For more information, please call (312) 443-3680.

    Art Institute members have unlimited access to the exhibition, and bring as many guests as their membership allows. Click here to become a member or upgrade your membership.

    Member Days: February 15 and 16; May 13

    Exhibition Preview Lecture
    February 15 at noon
    Rubloff Auditorium
    Ann Dumas, Independent Art Historian and Curator, London

    Exhibition Preview Lecture
    February 16 at noon
    Rubloff Auditorium
    Gloria Groom, David and Winton Green Curator of 19th Century European Painting, Art Institute of Chicago


    Exhibition Overviews
    March 20 at 12:00
    April 27 at 3:00
    May 8 at 12:00
    Price Auditorium

    The Painter’s Painter: Cézanne among the Artists
    February 22 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Robert Jensen, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Kentucky

    Vuillard, Denis, and Bonnard at the Galerie Vollard
    March 22 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Gloria Groom, curator, Art Institute of Chicago

    Renoir: Classic Grace
    March 31 at 12:00
    Price Auditorium
    Mark Krisco, Instructor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, School of the Art Institute

    Ambroise Vollard, Patron or Pirate? Two Case Studies: Degas and Picasso
    April 5 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Gary Tinterow, Engelhard Curator in Charge, Department of 19th Century, Modern, and contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    Vollard and Gauguin
    April 26 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Douglas Druick, Searle Chairman of Medieval through Modern and European Painting and Sculpture and Prince Trust Chairman of Prints and Drawings, Art Institute of Chicago

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    Voices: Cézanne’s Marseilles
    March 15 at noon
    Fullerton Hall

    Voices: Van Gogh and Japanese Prints
    March 29 at noon
    Fullerton Hall

    Voices: Rouault’s Minarets and the Ballets Russes
    April 19 at noon
    Fullerton Hall

    Voices: Picasso’s Blue and Beyond
    April 26 at noon
    Fullerton Hall

    Open House for Teachers: Picasso, Modern Art, and Paris
    March 1, 4:00–7:00
    3 CPDUs
    Join curator Gloria Groom and learn more about Ambroise Vollard, the dynamic Parisian turn-of-the-century art dealer Parisian who represented major artists like Picasso and Cézanne. Explore the resources for teachers available at the museum and get ideas for lesson plans. Teachers will have the opportunity to tour the exhibition and watch a performance based on the life of Ambroise Vollard created by Patricia Rain Gianneschi-McNichols, an art teacher at Armstrong Elementary School, and her students. Register online at www.artic.edu/aic/students/teachers. If you have any questions, please call 312-443-9092.

    University Night
    March 7, 5:30–8:30
    This free program opens parts of the museum exclusively to college students and faculty for an in-depth look at special exhibitions, featuring lectures by curators, artists, or local scholars, gallery talks, and light refreshments. University Night will highlight Cézanne to Picasso: Ambroise Vollard, Patron of the Avant-Garde and The Silk Road and Beyond: Travel, Trade, and Transformation. To register, e-mail unight@artic.edu or leave a message at (312) 857-7182 with your name, e-mail address, and the school that you attend.

    Student Tours
    Guided tours of the exhibition are available from February 27–May 12. To find out more information about these tours, click here. To sign up for a tour, click here.

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