Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
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Add to Calendar 2020-04-15 13:00:00 2020-04-15 14:30:00 Art of the Americas 04/15/2020 01:00 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

From the foreboding depths in John Singleton Copley’s Watson and the Shark to the crashing waves in Winslow Homer’s Driftwood, the sea is a leitmotif in American art and a thread that draws together the MFA’s far-reaching collections. The sea was a source of materials for artists across the Americas, and it is variously interpreted as a site of tranquility and trauma. Join Art of the Americas curators for a maritime tour through the collections.

Nonie Gadsden, Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of Paintings, Art of the Americas
Ethan W. Lasser, John Moors Cabot Chair, Art of the Americas

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