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Gallery Talk: Music and Dance

July 21, 2017
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

The performing arts find expression in prints, painting, and sculpture from throughout the curatorial collections of the Art Institute. With museum educator Annie Morse, explore how French bohemians, Nayarit entertainers, and 20th century Americans enjoyed the pleasures of music and the freedom of dance.

Elie Nadelman. Female Dancer, c. 1920. Through prior gifts of the Mary and Earle Ludgin Collection and Albert A. Robin; through prior purchase of Friends of American Art Collection, Subscription, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan Purchase Prize Fund; through prior gifts of the George F. Harding Collection, Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., Walter H. Schulze Memorial Collection, Yvonne and Richard Angarola, Mrs. Ignatius Jelinski, Mr. Frank B. Hubachek, Donna Shapiro, Society for Contemporary American Art, and Sam A. Lewisohn; through prior purchase of Charles S. Peterson Purchase Prize fund; Jane and Morris Weeden Fund; through prior gifts of Marie F. Lennards and Estate of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; through prior bequest of the Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection; through prior purchase of the Samuel P. Avery fund; through prior gifts of Evelyn Padorr and Helene Segil in memory of Sarah and George Ehrlich, and Honore Palmer; through prior purchase of the Charles H. and Mary F.S. Worcester Collection; through prior gifts of Alexander Bing and Mrs. Maurice L. Rothschild.