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History of Art Lecture Series

Distinguished scholars and curators offer an in-depth look at time periods and styles.  The series begins with a brief overview of the collection by Director Kent Lydecker.  Registration and full payment are required two weeks before the start of the series.  First-come, first-served.  To register, please contact reception@fine-arts.org or 727.896.2667, ext. 210.

Seven public lectures, Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Marly Room

All seven lectures: $80 for Museum members, $100 for non-members.  Individual lectures: $20, if seating is available.

The sessions follow:

January 12: Meeting Art History at the Museum of Fine Arts, presented by Kent Lydecker.

January 19: Art of the Early Americas by Maya Stanfield-Mazzi, Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Florida.

January 26: Classical Views:  The Art of Greece and Rome by Sheramy Bundrick, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

February 2: Medieval and Early Renaissance Art by Kent Lydecker.

February 9: The High Renaissance by Kent Lydecker.

February 16: Going for Baroque: The Seventeenth Century in Europe by Director Emeritus John Schloder.

February 23: From Rococo to Revolution: The Eighteenth Century in Europe by John Schloder.

The second part of the series starts March 9 and will encompass nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and American art, as well as introductions to non-Western art and photography.

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January 12, 2013

10:30 am–12:30 pm

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