John Hawley, curatorial research fellow, Art of Europe
Four Thursdays, 6:30–8 pm, Oct 22–Nov 19
Learn how Dutch artists signaled their subjects’ socioeconomic status through viewing a series of masterpieces, many of which have never before been seen in the US.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.
Above: Johannes Vermeer, A Lady Writing, about 1665. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Harry Waldron Havemeyer and Horace Havemeyer, Jr., in memory of their father, Horace Havemeyer, 1962.10.1.