The Art of Europe department strives to enhance our superb collections through targeted acquisitions, both purchases and gifts. Some of our newest acquisitions are not yet on display in the galleries, and we’d like you to be among the first to enjoy them. Thomas Michie, Russell B. and Andree Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, and our paintings curators will provide a special up-close experience with these works of art. Come and delve deeper into the curatorial world by discussing what is considered as we build our permanent collection.