In this four-part course, discover American art, from historical paintings to daily objects. Inspired by the recent publication of Paul Revere: Sons of Liberty Bowl and Thomas Sully: George Washington and The Passage of the Delaware and conducted by MFA Art of the Americas curators, this course is offered Tuesday mornings and/or Thursday evenings.

Tuesdays, October 4–25, 10:30 am–Noon
Remis Auditorium
OR
Thursdays, October 6–27, 7–8:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium

Take the full four-week course or pick and choose the lectures that interest you most.

Above: Thomas Sully, The Passage of the Delaware, 1819. 03.1079. Oil on canvas. Gift of the Owners of the old Boston Museum.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages are now 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 from the “In This Series” section.

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Members $96.00
Nonmembers $120.00

In This Series

Thomas Sully, The Passage of the Delaware, 1819

Lectures and Courses

4 of 4
Thomas Sully and The Passage of the Delaware
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

In making a name for himself as a history painter, Thomas Sully (1783–1872) created the MFA’s monumental painting, The Passage of the Delaware (1819...

Thomas Sully, The Passage of the Delaware, 1819

Lectures and Courses

4 of 4
Thomas Sully and The Passage of the Delaware
Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00 pm8:30 pm

In making a name for himself as a history painter, Thomas Sully (1783–1872) created the MFA’s monumental painting, The Passage of the Delaware (1819...