Adult Programs

The Frick offers a wide range of programs for adults. They range from lectures, presentations and special events to hands-on workshops, tours and outreach programs.
Exhibition Tours and Gallery Talks
Docent Tours of Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
March 17 – July 8, 2018
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in The Frick Art Museum Rotunda

Free with exhibition admission. For groups of five or more, call to schedule a private tour. Docent-led private tours are $16 per person and must be scheduled two weeks in advance. Call 412-371-0600.

Impressions Gallery Talks

Fridays during Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
2:00-2:15 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Drop in for short gallery talks with Frick curators and educators. Talks contemplate a different exhibition work, artist or topic each week. Free with exhibition admission.

Other Programs

Women’s History Month Celebration:
Les Trois Grandes Dames

Tuesday, March 20, 7:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

The grandes dames of the Frick Pittsburgh and LUPEC (Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails) invite all of the grandes dames of the Pittsburgh area — and the men who love them — to an evening dedicated to three key female figures in Impressionist circles, called by a French art critic in 1894, “les trois grandes dames.” We’ll begin the evening with hors d’oeuvres and a signature LUPEC cocktail, then enjoy a program on Berthe Morisot — whose work is included in the exhibition — Marie Bracquemond, and Allegheny City-born Mary Cassatt. $15 members; $20 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment required. To register, click below or call 412-371-0600.

Frick Exhibition Readers’ Series

Take part in dialogues on either or both books in the series, which examines exhibition themes in literature. $15 per session; book not included. Advance registration and pre-payment required. To register, click below or call 412-371-0600.

The Painted Girls, by Cathy Marie Buchanan
Saturday, April 7, 10:00 a.m.
Education Center

The Marriage of Opposites, by Alice Hoffman
Saturday, June 9, 10:00 a.m.
Education Center

Coffee and Culture: Clayton and Pittsburgh’s Gilded Age Conservatories

Friday, April 20, 10:00 a.m.
Community Room

Join Sue Morris, Clayton docent, over coffee, tea and pastries as we consider Gilded Age Pittsburgh’s fascination with greenhouses and conservatories. Hear stories and view vintage photographs of both the public and private glass houses that graced the homes of the wealthiest Pittsburghers, including the Frick family conservatory at Clayton. $10 members; $12 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment required.To register, click below or call 412-371-0600.

Adult Painting Workshop: Looking at Landscape

Saturday, April 21, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Education Center, The Frick Art Museum

This relaxed, beginner-friendly workshop offers participants the opportunity to dabble in landscape painting using acrylic paint. Students visit and gain inspiration from the exhibition; Frick teaching artists then provide guidance with technique. Thoughtful instruction—zero stress. $30 members; $35 non-members and guests. Materials and exhibition admission included. Advance registration and pre-payment required. To register, click below or call 412-371-0600.

Shared Inspirations: Claude Debussy, Alice Guy Blaché, and the Impressionist Painters

Leslie Amper, concert pianist and multimedia artist
Sunday, April 22, 2:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum Auditorium

A multimedia event including piano performance, images, discussion, and silent film with live accompaniment. Admission to Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is included with ticket price. $15 members; $20 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment recommended. To register, click below or call 412-371-0600.

Exhibition Lecture Series

Mark your calendar now for this two-night spring lecture series on the exhibition’s collectors, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon. Single program: $15 members; $20 non-members and guests; both programs: $25 members; $35 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment required. To register, click on links below or call 412-371-0600.

Bunny Mellon and the Pursuit of Perfection
Meryl Gordon, Author, Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend
Friday, April 27, 7:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Paul Mellon: Collector and Philanthropist
Robin Nicholson, Executive Director, The Frick Pittsburgh
Friday, June 8, 7:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Special Event: Music in the Museum

Saturday, May 5, intermittent, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum Rotunda

Enjoy a slate of live musical offerings inspired by the exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Free and open to the public.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM
Exhibition Lecture: Impressionism and its Early Collectors

Wednesday, May 16, 7:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Richard R. Brettell, Founding Director, The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History and the Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair; Co-Director, Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Museums, The University of Texas at Dallas

The Frick welcomes one of world’s foremost authorities on Impressionism as he shares his research and perspectives on the reception and popularity the movement from its origins in the 19th century into the 20th century. Highlighting early French collectors of Impressionism such as Faure, de Bellio, Duret, Hoschede, Caillebotte, and Gauguin, Brettell traces the public fascination with Impressionism even before American, British, and German collectors electrified the market. $15 members; $20 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment required. Free for Benefactor and above members. To register, click on link below or call 412-371-0600.

Film: Loving Vincent

Friday, June 22, 6:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

The Frick Art Museum auditorium lends its stage to the Golden Globe-nominated Loving Vincent, the world’s first fully painted feature film. Dir. Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. Rated PG-13, 94 minutes, 2017. Free and open to the public.

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