In this four-part course, experience the world and works of one of the most beloved artists in the MFA’s collection, Mary Cassatt. Expand your knowledge of this celebrated artist and discover her feminism and mentorships during the rapidly modernizing world of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This course is offered Tuesday mornings and/or Thursday evenings.

Funded by the Azi Djazani Lecture Fund.

Above: Mary Stevenson Cassatt, The Tea, about 1880. 42.178. Oil on canvas. M. Theresa B. Hopkins Fund.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages will be available online for purchase after 10 am, January 7, 2016. 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 from the “In This Series” section.

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Members $96.00
Nonmembers $120.00

In This Series

Mary Stevenson Cassatt, The Bath, about 1891

Lectures and Courses

Week 3 of 4
The Art of Thinking: Mary Cassatt, 1880-1900
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

Examine Cassatt’s experimentation with Asian-inspired prints and her rethinking of portrayals of the traditional mother and child to reflect a...

Mary Stevenson Cassatt, The Bath, about 1891

Lectures and Courses

Week 3 of 4
The Art of Thinking: Mary Cassatt, 1880-1900
Thursday, April 28, 2016
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Examine Cassatt’s experimentation with Asian-inspired prints and her rethinking of portrayals of the traditional mother and child to reflect a...

Mary Stevenson Cassatt, Caresse Maternelle, about 1902

Lectures and Courses

Week 4 of 4
Mary Cassatt, Suffrage, and Modern Women
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

See how a 1915 exhibition exposed the quiet feminism behind Cassatt’s work and made bold claims for Cassatt’s importance as a ...

Mary Stevenson Cassatt, Caresse Maternelle, about 1902

Lectures and Courses

Week 4 of 4
Mary Cassatt, Suffrage, and Modern Women
Thursday, May 5, 2016
7:00 pm8:30 pm

See how a 1915 exhibition exposed the quiet feminism behind Cassatt’s work and made bold claims for Cassatt’s importance as a ...