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Docent Lecture: "Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection", by Ellen Harden

Modernist paintings
October 7, 2014 -
1:00pm2:00pm

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection brings paintings by the great masters of postwar art—Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, and more—to San Francisco in an exclusive exhibition from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Docent Lecture: "The San Francisco Story, 1850-2000", by Kay Payne

Landscape painting
September 21, 2014 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Enjoy the colorful saga of San Francisco through the eyes of artists who recorded the city as they saw it, echoing the times in which they lived. Paintings, prints, and photographs by Arnold Genthe, Chiura Obata, David Goines, Wayne Thiebaud, and many others illustrate their unique perceptions of the city's beauty and history.

Docent Lecture: "Shock of the Modern: Alfred Stieglitz and His Circle", by Alfred Escoffier

Charles Demuth painting of urban buildings
September 28, 2014 -
2:15pm3:15pm

Travel back in time a century to meet Alfred Stieglitz, photographer and modern-art impressario. A master at recognizing and nurturing talent, Stieglitz was the first to bring works by Picasso, Matisse, and other important European artists to American shores. The Stieglitz Circle included American artists Marsden Hartley, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, John Marin, Paul Strand, and Georgia O'Keeffe.

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