SPOTLIGHT ON

Women Artists Who Dared I: Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822–1899) and Elizabeth Gardner Bouguereau (American, 1837–1922)

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Working on Marble

Current Exhibition

Academic Splendor: Nineteenth-Century Masterworks from the Dahesh Museum of Art

Cummer Museum
Jacksonville, FL

January 27 – April 16, 2017

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Salon Thursdays: April 6th 2017

Paul Verlaine on Display

Join us with Dr. Elizabeth Emery, Professor Modern Languages and Literatures, Montclair State University.

Paul Verlaine on Display will examine a series of photographs, engravings, and paintings of the French poet taken at bars and cafés in the 1890s in order to reassess his involvement in their production. Were these works, in which he slouches in front of a glass of absinthe, as “shattering” and “tragic” as they are now said to be? To what extent did Verlaine collaborate in the shaping of his own image?

The lecture is free and begins at 6.30 pm at the Dahesh Museum of Art Gift Shop located at 145 Sixth Avenue, on the corner of Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street.

Fourteenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Nineteenth-Century Art

Co-sponsored by the Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art (AHNCA) and the Dahesh Museum of Art, the symposium will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Dahesh Museum Gift Shop. Click to learn more

Dahesh Museum Gift Shop

The three issues of the Dahesh Museum’s In Focus series: Academic Art from the Dahesh Museum Collection, The Art of Drawing from the Dahesh Museum of Art, and, Earth, Air, Fire, and Water: Sculpture from the Dahesh Museum of Art Collection are now available at the Gift Shop. In addition, the shop has an appealing variety of items, including home accessories, jewelry, clothing, Turkish rugs, and embroidered tapestries.

The Gift Shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click to learn more

A New Home Coming Soon

We look forward to welcoming you in our new home at 178 East 64th Street in 2017. H3, the architecture New York-based firm of Hugh Hardy that was responsible for transforming our space at 580 Madison, will design the project. Hugh Hardy and his team aim to adapt this elegant 1899 townhouse into a public museum, providing easy access, intimate exhibition and program space, appropriate lighting, and a safe and controlled environment, while preserving the distinctive character and intimate scale of the building. Further updates will be posted on our website. Click to learn more