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Ackland Art Museum


July 2021

Virtual: Curator’s Conversation: Introduction to Visions of Venice

July 9 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Dana E. Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator for European and American Art before 1950, for an in-depth look at Visions of Venice. In this virtual discussion, participants will learn more about the circumstances of Whistler’s 1879 trip to Venice, his unique views of the floating city, his experimental working method, and how his works were received back in London. Visions of Venice: Etchings by James McNeill Whistler from the Collection of Ambassador C. Boyden Gray showcases thirty of Whistler’s etchings of Venice…

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Virtual: Family & Friends Sunday: Whistler’s World

July 25 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit us virtually or find art activity kits to enjoy with your friends or family group in the galleries. This month, enjoy art-inspired activities inspired by James McNeill Whistler’s etchings in Visions of Venice including: VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE PEACOCK ROOM | 2:30 P.M. EDT Join the Ackland as we ‘visit’ the Freer Gallery of Art in D.C., space is limited to 15 households. The tour will be one hour in length and suitable for all ages. The Peacock Room and American…

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