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Winslow Homer: New Insights - Keynote Lecture

Friday, October 4

6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Related Programs

A Symposium to be held at the Cape Ann Museum
Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5, 2019

This symposium is offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869–1880, an exploration of the earliest marine works of Winslow Homer (1836–1910). On Friday, October 4 at 6:00 p.m., Dr. Sylvia Yount, Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge of the American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents the keynote lecture. A day of talks by noted scholars, curators and college and university professors follows on Saturday, October 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

On occasion of the CAM and Harvard Art Museums concurrent Homer exhibitions Homer at the Beach, curated by William Cross and Winslow Homer: Eye Witness, co-curated by Ethan Lasser, John Moors Cabot Chair of the Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the symposium includes presentations about these special exhibitions by Cross and Lasser respectively. Additionally, six papers will be presented, exploring topics related to Homer’s art and life.

Entry to the symposium includes Museum admission, a bag lunch, closing panel discussion with Sylvia Yount, Martha Tedeschi (Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director, Harvard Art Museums) and Kathleen Foster (Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Curator of American Art; Director, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art), with a reception to follow.




Keynote Lecture
Dr. Sylvia Yount

Friday, October 4, 6:00 p.m.
$50 CAM members; $75 nonmembers
Lecture followed by a reception



Full-day Symposium
Saturday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
$125 CAM members; $150 nonmembers; $75 Students with a valid I.D.
Includes admission to the Museum and to Homer at the Beach, bagged lunch, closing panel discussion and reception.



Cape Ann Museum members bundled ticket discount:
$150 for Friday & Saturday admission


Space is limited and seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets may be purchased online at Eventbrite or by calling (978)283-0455 x10 no later than Friday, September 27, 2019.


This exhibition has been made possible with lead support from The Mr. & Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts, Inc. Generous support has been provided by Anne Rogers Haley & John F. Haley, Jr. and John S. Rando, Jr. Further support was gratefully received from 56 additional donors.

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