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NSA 2020-2021 Lecture Season

9/23/20 Peter J. Schertz, Ph.D. Jack and Mary Ann Frable Curator of Ancient Art, Virginia Museum of Arts, on Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities. This program has been organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is supported, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment and the Jean Stafford Camp Memorial Fund.

10/14/20 Melissa Conn, Director Venice Office, Save Venice Inc. (Mabel Brown Lecture) on The Art and Science of Saving Venice.

11/18/20 Marc A. Scorca, President/CEO, OPERA America, on Opera’s Neglected Dimension: The Visual. This lecture is a collaboration with Virginia Opera.

1/27/21 Thomas Collins, Neubauer Family Executive Director & President, Barnes Foundation, on The Enduring Influence of Dr. Albert C. Barnes.

2/24/21 Brandon Ruud, Abert Family Curator of American Art, Milwaukee Art Museum and co-curator of Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820-1920, on Saucy Cigarreras and Sevillian Barbers: Spain and 19th Century Popular Culture.

3/24/21 Salvador Salort-Pons, Ph.D. Director, President & CEO, Detroit Institute of Arts, on Past, Present and Future of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

4/26/21 Annual Meeting, Lecture and Member Luncheon featuring Mary Gabriel, award winning author, on Ninth Street Women: Five Painters and the Movement that Changed Modern Art, a discussion based on her book, Ninth Street Women, Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement that Changed Modern Art. (Cancelled in light of Covid-19 restrictions)

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