Explore how barrier-breaking women from the Renaissance to today have contributed to artistic society by creating, supporting, and championing the arts.

Tuesdays, February 6–March 20, 10:30 am–Noon (no session Feb 20)
Remis Auditorium

or

Thursdays, February 8–March 22, 7–8:30 pm (no session Feb 22)
Alfond Auditorium

Take the full six-week course or choose the lectures that interest you most.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages are 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 $120.00
Nonmembers $150.00

In This Series

Lectures and Courses

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The World of Renaissance Women
February 6, 2018
10:30 am12:00 pm

Women often appear as the subject of portraits in art of the Renaissance period. Discover how portrayals of women changed radically during this time...

Lectures and Courses

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The World of Renaissance Women
February 8, 2018
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Women often appear as the subject of portraits in art of the Renaissance period. Discover how portrayals of women changed radically during this time...

Lectures and Courses

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Seizing the Opportunity: Dutch Women Artists in the 17th Century
February 13, 2018
10:30 am12:00 pm

During Holland’s Golden Age, a small country of just two million people became a leading economic and world power. Dutch society became the most...

Lectures and Courses

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Seizing the Opportunity: Dutch Women Artists in the 17th Century
February 15, 2018
7:00 pm8:30 pm

During Holland’s Golden Age, a small country of just two million people became a leading economic and world power. Dutch society became the most...

Mary Cassatt, In the Loge, 1878

Lectures and Courses

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Women in the Sister Arts: The Long 19th Century
February 27, 2018
10:30 am12:00 pm

From the brilliant international careers of Angelica Kauffmann and Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun to the emergence of Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt as...

Mary Cassatt, In the Loge, 1878

Lectures and Courses

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Women in the Sister Arts: The Long 19th Century
March 1, 2018
7:00 pm8:30 pm

From the brilliant international careers of Angelica Kauffmann and Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun to the emergence of Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt as...

Lectures and Courses

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Written by Women
March 6, 2018
10:30 am12:00 pm

The publication of Mary Wollstonecraft’s manifesto A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) marked the beginning of the modern women’s movement in...

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Written by Women
March 8, 2018
7:00 pm8:30 pm

The publication of Mary Wollstonecraft’s manifesto A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) marked the beginning of the modern women’s movement in...

Lectures and Courses

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Self Portraits
March 15, 2018
7:00 pm8:30 pm

What do we see when we look in the mirror? Hopes and fears can be reflected along with physical appearance. Self-portraits are often based on mirror...

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Self Portraits
March 16, 2018
10:30 am12:00 pm

What do we see when we look in the mirror? Hopes and fears can be reflected along with physical appearance. Self-portraits are often based on mirror...

Lectures and Courses

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Crafted by Women
March 20, 2018
10:30 am12:00 pm

Over the past century, female artists, patrons, and scholars have been essential to the field of Studio Craft, often taking materials traditionally...

Lectures and Courses

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Crafted by Women
March 22, 2018
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Over the past century, female artists, patrons, and scholars have been essential to the field of Studio Craft, often taking materials traditionally...