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Radical Tales: Virtual Gallery Talks

Event information

December 10, 2021
2:00 PM

Location
Online Fridays
Cost:
Free; advance registration required.
Description:
Explore the stories behind Victorian Radicals: From Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement. Each week we will bring you a new topic investigating the art, themes, and generations of artists, designers, muses, and artisans who revolutionized the visual arts in the second half of the nineteenth century. See schedule of topics below.
Radical Tales: Virtual Gallery Talks

Talk Topics

November 12, 2021
Model, Muse, Artist: Lizzie Siddal
with Dawn Reid Brean, Chief Curator & Director of Collections

November 19, 2021                   
Shaped in Silver: Altar Flagons and the Church of England’s Mid-19th-century Design
with Amanda Gillen, Director of Learning & Visitor Experience

November 26, 2021, Native American Heritage Day
No gallery talk

December 3, 2021                        
Useful & Beautiful: William Morris and His Earthly Paradise
with Lisa Viscusi, Manager of Adult Learning

December 10, 2021
Henry Wallis and the Death of Chatterton
with Amanda Gillen, Director of Learning & Visitor Experience

December 17, 2021       
Painting the Layers of Labor: Ford Madox Brown’s Work
with Morgan Lawrence, Collections & Exhibitions Assistant          

January 7, 2021                     
Against the Establishment: Founding the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
with Stacey McSorley, Youth & Family Program Coordinator

January 14, 2022                      
Dangerous Women: Medea and Victorian Womanhood
with Kelsie Paul, Manager of Interpretation & Engagement

January 21, 2022
A Closer Look at The Stonebreaker
with Kelly McMasters, Coordinator of Learning & Visitor Experience

January 28, 2022
Truth to Nature: John Ruskin
with Dawn Reid Brean, Chief Curator & Director of Collections


Above: Kate Elizabeth Bunce. Musica, ca. 1895–97. Oil on canvas in original frame. 40 3/16 x 30 3/16 x 1 3/4 in. Presented by Sir John Holder, Bart., 1897. © Birmingham Museums Trust. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.
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