Topics available for tours and presentations at the David Owsley Museum of Art include:
17th- and 18th-Century ArtUnderstand the various types and styles of art n the 1600s and 1700s.
Go for Baroque: Italian Painting of the 17th Century The 17th century in Europe produced some of the most dramatic and realistic paintings in the history of art. This talk focuses on the museum's Italian baroque paintings, including a recently solved mystery.
Baroque Art from Italy and the Netherlands The style called "baroque" flourished in the north and south of Europe during the 17th century. This talk examines a selection of the museum's works from this era.
Art in France in the 18th and Early 19th Centuries Two styles dominated French art in the 18th and early 19th centuries: rococo and neoclassicism. This talk examines examples of these two styles.
A Flemish Family Portrait Revisited Examines a recently conserved southern Netherlandish painting from the 17th century, with a focus on its context and costumes.
You Are There: An Italian Baroque Painting The museum's Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence is one of the most dramatic works in the collection and an excellent example of 17th-century Italian painting.
A Flemish Flower Painting This talk examines Jan Van Kessel's flower still-life painting from the era when still life became a major subject in art.
The Museum's Thomas Aquinas and the Baroque Sculpture Tradition This talk takes an in-depth look at the museum's terra-cotta sculpture of Thomas Aquinas, the mysteries surrounding the sculpture's subject and artist, and the church's vast sculpture programs of the early 18th century.
Rembrandt van Rijn, Master Printmaker This talk examines Rembrandt's groundbreaking etchings and his new interpretations of traditional religious subjects.
A Sculpture and Painting from the Age of Enlightenment The late 18th and early 19th centuries witnessed radical changes in politics, science, and the arts. This pivotal era produced two of the museum's important recent acquisitions, which are featured in this talk.
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