*All events are free with museum admission unless marked with an asterisk.


    Express Talk: Rembrandt and the Printing Press
    February 4 at 12:00
    Gallery 100

    Art Plus: Rembrandt and His Time*
    Fridays, February 20–March 26, at 11:00
    Fullerton Hall and Rubloff Auditorium
    This lecture series puts the great master’s work into the broad context of his era. For details and registration information, click here.

    Art Plus: Rembrandt’s Theater*
    within the Frame
    Tuesdays, March 16–30, 11:00–12:30
    Fullerton Hall
    A three-week lecture series explores Rembrandt’s use of dramatic techniques, including blocking, pose, gesture, costume, and lighting. Course includes slide commentary, actors on stage, and recorded music. For details and registration information, click here.

    Exhibition Overviews
    March 17, 31, April 14, 28 at 12:00
    Fullerton Hall

    Escorts for the Blind
    March 10, April 21, May 5 at 9:45
    Use Columbus Drive entrance.
    Free, but registration is required. Call (312) 443-3929.

    Rembrandt: Paint As Embodied Experience
    March 11 at 2:15
    Rubloff Auditorium
    Daniel Barber, art historian. A coffee reception in the Trading Room
    precedes the lecture. For tickets, call (312) 443-3915.

    Recognizing Rembrandt: Intimate Insights into His Prints and Drawings
    March 24 at 2:15
    Rubloff Auditorium
    Suzanne Folds McCullagh, exhibition curator. A coffee reception in the Trading Room precedes the lecture. For tickets, call (312) 443-3915.

    Sketches to Cartoons: Rembrandt’s Drawings for His Prints
    May 7 at 12:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Martin Royalton-Kisch, art historian


    Rembrandt’s Journey
    February 24 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Suzanne Folds McCullagh, exhibition curator

    Art Plus: Rembrandt’s Eyes*
    Tuesdays, February 17, 24, March 9 at 5:30
    Trustees Room
    In this reading course, art historian Simon Schama’s dynamic cultural biography invites readers to experience Rembrandt’s Amsterdam with a master storyteller’s wit and profound, often provocative, insight. For registration information, click here.

    Painting Techniques of Rembrandt
    March 9 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Phoebe Dent Weil, art historian, and Sarah Belchetz-Swenson, artist

    Rembrandt and the Lure of the Antique
    April 13 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Mariët Westermann, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

    University Night
    April 22, 5:30–8:30
    Use Columbus Drive entrance.
    This free tour of the exhibition is offered to university faculty and students. Registration is required. Call (312) 857-7182.


    Lecture Series: Manet and the Modernist Legacy
    Fridays, October 10–24, at 11:00 a.m.
    Saturdays, October 11–25, at 11:00 a.m.

    October 10/11: Legacies of the Grand Tradition:
    Early-19th-Century Seascapes

    October 17/18:
    Manet’s Marine Paintings:
    Tradition and Innovation

    October 24/25:
    Views of the Sea in Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
    Margaret Farr, art historian
    For tickets, call 312-575-8000.
    morton auditorium


    Voices for Rembrandt
    Fullerton Hall

    March 4: Joseph and Other Stories

    March 11: Hand to Hand

    March 18: Rubens’s Grand Gestures

    March 25: Van Gogh’s Humble Nobility

    April 8: Life of Christ

    For a schedule of ongoing Voices programs, click here.

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Series*
    March 7 at 2:00
    Fullerton Hall
    For tickets, call the CSO at (312) 294-3030.

    Rembrandt’s Amsterdam
    March 23 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall
    Ars Antigua plays period music with Joel Spears, lute, and Katinka Kleijn, cello.

    For tickets, call 312-575-8000.

    Please use Columbus Drive entrance.
    Click here for registration information.


    All family programs meet in the Kraft Education Center.

    The Artist’s Studio: Picture Yourself!
    Saturdays and Sundays in March, 12:30–3:30, all ages

    Drawing in the Galleries: Figure Drawing
    April 18, 25
    10:30–11:30, ages 6–8 with an adult
    2:00–3:30, ages 9 and up with an adult

    Workshop: The Printer’s Studio*
    April 3
    9:00–12:00, ages 9 and up with an adult
    Limit: 25
    To register, call (312) 857-7161.

    For more information on family programs, click here.


    Rembrandt the Etcher*
    Saturdays, January 31, February 7, 14
    For details and to register, click here.

    For information on bringing your student group, click here.

    Above: The Landscape with the Three Trees, 1643, etching, drypoint, and engraving, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer

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