Lectures and Courses

The Stars of Paris

March 6–May 15, 2019

Inspired by the exhibition “Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris,” explore the city at the end of the 19th century, from the explosion of cabaret culture to the culinary and musical delights of the time.

March 6–May 15, 2019 (no session April 17)
1–2:30 pm
Remis Auditorium

Take the full ten-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.

Members
$240.00
Nonmembers
$300.00

Past Events

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May 15, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Notwithstanding his idiosyncratic social position as an aristocrat at home in the underbelly of Paris, Toulouse-Lautrec was a man of his time. See...

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May 8, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Join Helen Burnham, curator of the exhibition, for a closer look at Lautrec’s life and key themes of the show, including the rise of celebrity culture...

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May 1, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

The Belle Époque was a time of growth, innovation and the arts in late 19th-century Paris. It was also a celebrated time for French food and drink...

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April 24, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

In his final years, Toulouse-Lautrec witnessed the invention and early development of a world-changing visual art: the cinema. After its spectacular...

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April 10, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

In the second half of the 19th century, French composers strove create a new style of music, different from that of their German and Italian...

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April 3, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

In the contemporary world, prostitution tends to be hidden in the shadows; in 19th-century Paris, however, sex workers were openly acknowledged as...

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March 27, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Enter the spectacular world of dance and performance in fin-de-siècle Paris. Trace the history of female soloists such as Loïe Fuller, theatrical...

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March 20, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

An overview of Toulouse Lautrec's work with special emphasis on the influence of Degas, as well as Toulouse-Lautrec’s influence on Picasso...

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March 13, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

The Chat Noir, the Moulin Rouge, the Folies Bergère. Explore the cabarets and dance halls that defined the nightlife of Montmartre, the heart of...

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March 6, 2019
1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Writing in the 1930s, German critic Walter Benjamin dubbed Paris “Capital of the Nineteenth Century.” In the second half of the 19th century, Paris...

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