Gallery Talks

Free gallery talks by leading curators, historians, scholars and artists explore the Timken collection and special exhibitions. Registration not required.

Gallery talks take place on the following days, at 12:30 PM:

Wednesday January 28, 2015: 12:30 PM

"The Fall and Rise of Raphael's The Madonna of the Pinks: Issues of Connoisseurship, Science and Attribution"

Speaker: James Grebl, Assosciate Curator of Research, Archives and Provenance, San Diego Museum of Art

Monday February 9, 2015: 10:00 AM

"Raphael's Madonna of the Pinks: Netherlandish Lessons in Making the Sacred Intimately Private" 

Speaker: Marina Belozerskaya, Art Historian

Tuesday February 24, 2015: 12:30 PM

"Some Big Issue around a Little Painting" 

Speaker: Jack Greenstein, Associate Professor, University of California San Diego

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Monday March 9, 2015: 10:00 AM

"Circa 1507: The Social, Religious, and Artistic Contexts of Raphael's Madonna of the Pinks"

Speaker: Sheryl Reiss, Exectuive Vice President, Italian Art Society

Monday April 13, 2015: 10:00 AM

"Being a Boy / Seeing a Boy. Depicting Childhood in the Time of Raphael"

Speaker: Jeanette Kohl, Associate Professor, University of California Riverside 

Monday May 18, 2015: 10:00 AM

"Extraordinary Observation: Vermeer's Woman in Blue"

Speaker: Anne Woollett, Curator, Department of Paintings, J. Paul Getty Museum

Monday June 8, 2015: 10:00 AM

"Vermeer's Time: The Woman in Blue"

Speaker: Ann Jensen Adams, Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Monday July 13, 2015: 10:00 AM

Lecture Title TBD

Speaker: Amy Walsh, Curator, European Painting and Sculpture, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Monday October 19, 2015: 10:00 AM

Lecture Title TBD

Speaker: Alison L. Perchuk, Assistant Professor of Art History, California State University, Channel Islands

Monday November 9, 2015: 10:00 AM

"Looking Back, Looking Forward, Looking Out: The German Romantic Ruckenfigur and the Open Window" 

Speaker: Claudine Dixon, Curatorial Administrator, Prints and Drawings