Salon Thursdays

All lectures are free and begin at 6.30 pm at the Dahesh Museum of Art Gift Shop. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

2016 Fall schedule

September 8th
Lecture and Book signing, “Cleopatra’s Needles: The Lost Obelisks of Egypt,” by Dr. Bob Brier, Egyptologist and Senior Research Fellow at Long Island University/LIU Post.

October 13th
“Grant … that my old age may not be … without the lyre:” Lawrence Alma Tadema and a Love of Music, by Dr. Petra Chu, Professor of Art History and Museum Studies, Seton Hall University and editor of Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide.

November 3rd
My Journey through Art, Science, and Medicine: Dr. Afif Hanna: Pediatrician and Artist, Pediatric ER physician, Holy Redeemer Health System and student at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

December 8th
“Degraded: Decay as Metaphor Throughout Art History,” by Peter Drake, Dean of Academic Affairs, New York Academy of Art.