Fashioning Identities

Thursday, November 2, 2023
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required

Join Boston-area creatives and MFA staff as they explore themes of representation, styling, and identity in art and look at how these themes relate to the new exhibition Fashioned by Sargent.” This multidisciplinary lecture, panel discussion, and performance considers how we represent out personalities and attributes through individual style. Learn more about John Singer Sargent’s work the power he had in portraying his subjects. Then hear from the speakers as they discuss the relevance of representation and manufactured identity in today’s image-conscious world.

Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings, Art of the Americas
Jas Knight, artist
Oompa, musician

Check back soon for a full list of participants.

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Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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