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Conversation: Gloria Groom and Harriet Stratis on Paul Gauguin

June 29, 2017
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission, ticket required*

Gloria Groom, chair of European painting and sculpture and David and Mary Winton Green Curator, and conservator Harriet Stratis discuss Gauguin’s career-spanning experiments, presenting him as a consummate craftsman whose transmutations of the ordinary yielded new and remarkable forms.

Made possible by the Mickie Silverstein Endowed Fund

*Museum admission is free for Illinois residents every Thursday, 5:00–8:00—including during this event.

This conversation is presented with American Sign Language interpretation and mobile Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) captioning.


Paul Gauguin. Mahana no atua (Day of the God), 1894. The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.