Inspired by the five-gallery exhibition “Making Modern” in the Art of the Americas Wing, dive into the larger topics at hand to learn more about giants of Modern art, including Max Beckmann, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and more. 

Tuesdays, April 25–May 23, 10:30 am–Noon
Remis Auditorium

OR

Thursdays, April 27–May 25, 7–8:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium

Take the full five-week course or choose the lectures that interest you most.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages are available. Please note that this course package is not available after the date of the first session.

For more information and to purchase individual sessions, select the “In This Series” section. 

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Members $120.00
Nonmembers $150.00

In This Series

Jackson Pollock, Troubled Queen, 1945

Lectures and Courses

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Pollock/Picasso
April 25, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

“That f#cking Picasso. He’s done everything.” What Jackson Pollock could not yet know, as he raged at the achievement of the Spaniard nearly 30 years...

Jackson Pollock, Troubled Queen, 1945

Lectures and Courses

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Pollock/Picasso
April 27, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

“That f#cking Picasso. He’s done everything.” What Jackson Pollock could not yet know, as he raged at the achievement of the Spaniard nearly 30 years...

Detail of Max Beckmann's portrait of Perry T. Rathbone

Lectures and Courses

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Max Beckmann in America
May 2, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Max Beckmann, one the most significant German artists of the 20th century, spent the last years of his life in the US. As an émigré in the postwar...

Detail of Max Beckmann's portrait of Perry T. Rathbone

Lectures and Courses

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Max Beckmann in America
May 4, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Max Beckmann, one the most significant German artists of the 20th century, spent the last years of his life in the US. As an émigré in the postwar...

Lectures and Courses

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Georgia O'Keeffe and the Origins of American Modernism
May 9, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Explore the importance of Modernist abstraction, sparked by O’Keeffe in her charcoal works on paper from 1915, and by early exhibitions at the 291...

Lectures and Courses

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Georgia O'Keeffe and the Origins of American Modernism
May 11, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Explore the importance of Modernist abstraction, sparked by O’Keeffe in her charcoal works on paper from 1915, and by early exhibitions at the 291...

Lectures and Courses

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Painting from the Past
May 16, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

As they attempted to create new American paintings, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and Charles Sheeler drew inspiration from old designs and...

Lectures and Courses

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Painting from the Past
May 18, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

As they attempted to create new American paintings, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and Charles Sheeler drew inspiration from old designs and...

Hans Hofmann's painting, Twilight, 1957

Lectures and Courses

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Hans Hofmann: Art and Inspiration
May 23, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Explore Hans Hofmann’s theories of painting as they evolve in his own work, as well as the work of artists and students in his circle. Examine...

Hans Hofmann's painting, Twilight, 1957

Lectures and Courses

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Hans Hofmann: Art and Inspiration
May 25, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Explore Hans Hofmann’s theories of painting as they evolve in his own work, as well as the work of artists and students in his circle. Examine...


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