Art after School: 4th Grade

April 7, 2010 - 4:00pm5:30pm
April 14, 2010 - 4:00pm5:30pm

Join us for the de Young's free after-school class for children in the 4th grade.

Art after School offers an in-depth exploration of world cultures through the museum's extensive collections of art from Africa, Mesoamerica, Oceania, and North America. Through careful observation and engaging art activities, these classes explore the connections between the visual arts, language arts, and social studies. The class supports the California state standards for 4th grade.

Docent Lecture: "The Garden: An Alfresco Studio for Impressionist Painters"

August 21, 2010 - 2:15pm3:00pm

The garden served as an inspiration to many Impressionists painters. Among the most enthusiastic gardeners were Gustave Caillebotte, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, and Paul Cézanne. It is not always easy to determine which had come first—an interest in the garden or in painting.

Docent Lecturer: Carol Nelson

Docent Lecture: "Birth of Impressionism"

August 21, 2010 - 1:00pm1:50pm

In the 19th century, Paris was the artistic center of the Western world. Artists such as Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Sisley discovered a new way to express their pleasure in their surroundings while challenging the long-held ideals of art. Experience paintings from the Musée d'Orsay, created by the masters of the mid to late 19th century.

Docent Lecturer: Rita Dunlay

Docent Lecture: "Birth of Impressionism"

August 7, 2010 - 1:00pm1:50pm

In the 19th century, Paris was the artistic center of the Western world. Artists such as Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Sisley discovered a new way to express their pleasure in their surroundings while challenging the long-held ideals of art. Experience paintings from the Musée d'Orsay, created by the masters of the mid to late 19th century.

Docent Lecturer: Peggy Gordon

Docent Lecture: "Birth of Impressionism"

August 3, 2010 - 1:00pm1:50pm

In the 19th century, Paris was the artistic center of the Western world. Artists such as Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro, and Sisley discovered a new way to express their pleasure in their surroundings while challenging the long-held ideals of art. Experience paintings from the Musée d'Orsay, created by the masters of the mid to late 19th century.

Docent Lecturer: Clara Morrissey

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