Norfolk Society of Arts Lecture Series
The Norfolk Society of Arts promotes and enhances the cultural life of the South Hampton Roads community through lectures, special events, and financial support to the Chrysler Museum of Art. Membership is open to all current Museum Members.
For more information about the Society or NSA membership, please contact Chrissy Johnson at (757) 440-7749 or at email@example.com.
The Norfolk Society of Arts is pleased to present its 2013–2014 season of fascinating speakers and topics.
Each free lecture begins at 11 a.m., following a coffee reception at 10:30 a.m. Parking in the north side lot of the Harrison Opera House is free.
All lectures are open to the public, with preferred seating for NSA members.
Wednesday, March 26
Great Houses Revisited: Renaissance Villas to the Great Estates of Virginia
Director of Museum Affairs
The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island
Tuesday, April 22
(Annual Meeting / End-of-Season Benefit Luncheon)
Spirited Places: Capri, St. Barths, Palm Beach
Former Editor, Town & Country
Wednesday, Sept. 25
Yale University Art Gallery’s Recent Expansion and Reinstallation
Director, Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, Conn.
His lecture covered a $135 million renovation project. 1,100 new acquisitions, and a broad spectrum of exhibitons and educational programs that transformed how America sees one of its oldest and richest collections.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
(The Mabel Brown Lecture)
The Baltimore Museum: Art for the 21st Century
Director, The Baltimore Museum of Art
Doreen Bolger has been Director of The Baltimore Museum of Art since 1998, and is currently leading a $28 million phased renovation of the facility. An avid art collector specializing in local artists, she had previously served as the Director of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her long curatorial career includes work at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Westering American: The Amon Carter Museum of Art’s Guide to Building a World-Class Collection in Fifty Years
Director, Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX.
Wednesday, Feb. 26
Conservation Challenges of Modern Visual Arts:
The City as a Canvas
Conservator/ Lecturer, The University of Delaware
For a look at his remarkable career, see this feature in the online magazine of University of Delaware Research.