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Gallery Talk: Making Music in Baroque Art

November 17, 2017
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Explore the theme of music in 17th- and 18th-century European art with educator Jeff Nigro as he discusses performing techniques of the time and their depiction in art; the relationship between music, gender, and social class; the rich symbolism of musical instruments; and of the power of music itself. 

This program is presented in partnership with Music of Baroque

Jacob Ochtervelt, The Music Lesson, 1671. Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection.