Exhibitions > Deering, Palmer, Harding, Ryerson: Major Donors of Medieval and Renaissance Art
Deering, Palmer, Harding, Ryerson: Major Donors of Medieval and Renaissance Art
Through April 24, 2017
Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (weekdays only)
This exhibition of archivalia is held in conjunction with the opening of The Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor on March 20, 2017. The exhibition documents the acquisition of large private collections by the Deering family, the Palmer family, George F. Harding, Jr., and Martin and Carrie Ryerson.
Ramón Casas. Portrait of Marion and Barbara Deering, 1905. Private Collection, Chicago. Photograph copyright Peter Panayiotou.
8 hours 32 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Mary Cassatt was the only American artist to exhibit with the original Impressionist group. This sensitive portrayal of a mother and child reflects the most advanced 19th-century ideas about raising children. Scientists and physicians of the day encouraged mothers (instead of wet nurses and nannies) to care for their children and to include regular bathing in their hygiene practices to prevent disease. #5WomenArtists
See three paintings by Mary Cassatt now on view: http://bit.ly/2nl9Z68
Image: [Now on view in Gallery 273] Mary Cassatt. The Child's Bath, 1893. Robert A. Waller Fund.
12 hours 37 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago APRIL 21—Join us for After Dark in the Modern Wing!
Check out the new exhibition Go with special tours and late-night access. And catch live performances by Monakr and Mano.
Must be 21+. Hosted by The Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago.