*This is event is SOLD OUT, but you can register for the event scheduled for Sunday, January 11 HERE!*
From young brides to dashing military heroes, explore the lives of the people portrayed in the MSV exhibition Face to Face Portraits from the Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection with Nancy Huth, MSV deputy director of arts and education. Organizer of Face to Face, Nancy will highlight select works in the exhibition during this 30- to 40-minute informal interactive talk in the Founders Gallery. For ages 16 and up.
Featuring 35 portraits and eight mirrors from the collection of MSV benefactor Julian Wood Glass Jr. (1910–1992), Face to Face includes works by renowned artists, such as Rembrandt Peale, George Romney, Gilbert Stuart, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Henry Raeburn, and Thomas Gainsborough. The exhibition includes portraits of men, women, families, and children from the 1600s to the 1800s. Most of the paintings are British, with some works by American and Dutch painters.
FREE to MSV Members and $10 for all others (includes MSV admission)! Online registration deadline is January 8 at 4 p.m.; visit www.theMSV.org or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240. Walk-ins welcome as space permits.
Nancy Huth is the MSV’s deputy director for arts and education, overseeing the collections, education, and exhibitions departments. With more than 25 years of museum experience, Huth was formerly the curator of education at the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati, Ohio. Huth’s previous experience includes managing adult programs at the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, and serving as assistant director and curator of education at Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, Indiana. Huth’s degrees include a master of arts in art history from Oberlin College, Ohio, and a bachelor of fine arts in art history from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
Fri, Jan 09 • 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
MSV Members: Free