Are you an undergraduate or graduate student interested in learning about exciting projects and career paths in the field of Dutch and Flemish art? Designed by students for students, Center for Netherlandish Art (CNA) Student Sessions connect you with various experts in Netherlandish art and history and give you a chance to engage in conversation with them in an informal setting.
Sessions are guided by student concerns and questions, prompting experts to reflect on their current work as well as their academic, personal, and professional journeys. This unique forum gives local and international students the opportunity to connect with one another, opening new pathways for innovation, access, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
About the Speaker
Jessie Park is the Nina and Lee Griggs Assistant Curator of European Art at the Yale University Art Gallery. She specializes in 16th- and 17th-century Netherlandish art, with a secondary area of expertise in the visual culture of global exchange from the late 16th to the early 19th century. Hear about Jessie’s forthcoming exhibition, “Crafting Worldviews: Art and Science in Europe, 1500–1800,” on view at the Yale University Art Gallery from February 17 through June 25, 2023. Also learn more about her professional journey, including her engagement with diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility initiatives.
Previous speakers have included Professor Hanneke Grootenboer, chair of the History of Art department at Radboud University; Christopher Atkins, Van Otterloo-Weatherbie Director, Center for Netherlandish Art; and Carrie Anderson, professor of Art and Architectural History at Middlebury College.
The Founders of the Center for Netherlandish Art at the MFA are Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and Susan and Matthew Weatherbie.
Open to undergraduate and graduate students