Renaissance Events in the Metropolitan Area

2014

January

Wednesday, January 29, 6 pm
“Why Multiplicity? On the Production of Small Bronzes in the Italian Renaissance”

Speaker: Claudia Kryza-Gersch, art historian
Ticket/entry details: Free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website: http://www.frick.org/programs/lectures#/?i=1Open link in new window

February

Wednesday, February 5, 6 pm
“Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection”

Speaker: David Ekserdijan, University of Leicester
Ticket/entry details: Free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website: http://www.frick.org/programs/lectures#/?i=1Open link in new window


Tuesday, February 25, 6:15pm
"Dare la Regola: The Architect as Painter in the Lives of Alberti and Brunelleschi"

Speaker:Wolf-Dietrich Löhr, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz and Freie Universität Berlin
Organized by: Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Collins/Kaufmann Forum and the Howard Hibbard Forum for Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture.
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University
Website: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arthistory/calendar/index.html


Friday, February 28, 4 pm
“Piero della Francesca: Personal Encounters: A Conversation”

Speakers: Jacob Collins, artist, Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings, MMA, and Frank Dabell, art historian
Ticket/entry details: Free with museum admission
Organized by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/eventsOpen link in new window

March

Thursday, March 6, 5:30 pm
“Theory and Practice in Florentine Drawing”

Speaker: Marzia Faietti, director of the Department of Drawings and Prints, Gallery degli Uffizi
Ticket/entry details: Free
Organized by: Princeton University Art Museum
Location: McCormick 101, Princeton University
Website: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/visit/calendar/2013-12/lecture-theory-and-practice-florentine-drawingOpen link in new window


Wednesday, March 26, 6pm

“The Small Bronze and the Legacy of Leonardo in Florence”

Speaker: Michael Cole, Columbia University
Ticket/entry details: Free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website: http://www.frick.org/programs/lectures#/?i=1Open link in new window


March 27–29

The 60th Annual Meeting of the RSA

Ticket/entry details: Registration is required
Organized by: The Renaissance Society of America
Website: http://www.rsa.org/?page=2014NewYorkOpen link in new window

March 31, 6pm
"The Ancestors: Flesh, Genealogy, and Eschatology in the Sistine Chapel." 

Speaker: Giovanni Careri, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: Columbia University
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

April

Thursday, April 24, 5:30 pm
TBA

Speaker: Catherine Whistler, senior assistant keeper of Western Art at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford
Ticket/entry details: Free
Organized by: Princeton University Art Museum
Location: McCormick 101, Princeton University
Website: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/visit/calendar/2013-12/lecture-theory-and-practice-florentine-drawingOpen link in new window

May

Monday, May 5, 6pm
"Sculpting the Immaterial in Fifteenth Century Italy"

Speaker: Luke Syson, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge of the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Organized by: Columbia University, Department of Art History and Archaeology
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University
Website: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arthistory/calendar/bettman.html Open link in new window


Wednesday, May 14, 6pm
“The Portrait and Its Mysteries: Parmigianino’s Schiava Turca

Speaker: Aimee Ng, The Frick Collection
Ticket/entry details: Free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website: http://www.frick.org/programs/lectures#/?i=1Open link in new window


Wednesday, May 21, 6pm

“Court Portraiture in the Age of Isabella d’Este”

Speaker: Andrea Bayer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: Free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website: http://www.frick.org/programs/lectures#/?i=1Open link in new window

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