Expand your knowledge of one of the 19th century’s most renowned artists and the subject of the groundbreaking exhibition, “William Merritt Chase” with experts on the artist and his era. This course is offered Tuesday mornings and/or Thursday evenings.

Tuesdays, November 1–29, 10:30 am–Noon
Remis Auditorium
OR
Thursdays, November 3–December 1, 7–8:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium

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

Above: William Merritt Chase, The Young Orphan (An Idle Moment), 1884. Oil on canvas. NA diploma presentation, November 24, 1890. National Academy Museum, New York (221-P).


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.

Ticket Policies

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Members $96.00
Nonmembers $120.00

In This Series

Portrait of 19th century woman

Lectures and Courses

2 of 4
Chase's Modern Women
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

Chase made his name with images of women. Appreciate how he depicted women in a variety of roles—both active and meditative, in the city and at home...

Portrait of 19th century woman

Lectures and Courses

2 of 4
Chase's Modern Women
Thursday, November 10, 2016
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Chase made his name with images of women. Appreciate how he depicted women in a variety of roles—both active and meditative, in the city and at home...

William Merritt Chase, Portrait of a Lady in Pink, about 1888-1889

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
Dress in the Paintings of William Merritt Chase
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

The range of subject matter found in Chase’s paintings gives us a broad look at the fashionable world of late 19th- and early 20th-century New York....

William Merritt Chase, Portrait of a Lady in Pink, about 1888-1889

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
Dress in the Paintings of William Merritt Chase
Thursday, November 17, 2016
7:00 pm8:30 pm

The range of subject matter found in Chase’s paintings gives us a broad look at the fashionable world of late 19th- and early 20th-century New York....

William Merritt Chase, A Modern Magdalen, about 1888

Lectures and Courses

4 of 4
Chase's Art World
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
10:30 am12:00 pm

Chase was rife with paradox. He dressed flamboyantly and walked down Broadway with a Russian wolfhound, but he was the attentive father to eight...

William Merritt Chase, A Modern Magdalen, about 1888

Lectures and Courses

4 of 4
Chase's Art World
Thursday, December 1, 2016
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Chase was rife with paradox. He dressed flamboyantly and walked down Broadway with a Russian wolfhound, but he was the attentive father to eight...