Lindsay Alberts, adjunct instructor
Four Fridays, 10:30 am–Noon, Apr 29–May 20

What defines a masterpiece? Can a statement of social protest such as Turner’s The Slave Ship (1840) also be a masterpiece? Tackle these questions with works as we make up our own minds about what it means to be great.

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.



Above: Joseph Mallord William Turner, Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), 1840. 99.22. Oil on canvas. Henry Lillie.