Hermitage Auxiliary

The Hermitage Foundation Auxiliary is pleased to be able to offer the upcoming Course of Eight Lectures. The Auxiliary has opened its membership to all interested individuals for the coming year.

Annual membership is $50.00
Membership to the 'Hermitage Auxiliary' is separate from Hermitage Museum Membership

GrottoAdditional benefits of your membership include:
-New-member coffee
-Coffees before each scheduled lecture
-Free admission to the Hermitage Museum & Gardens*
*Does not include Guided House Tour

To join the Hermitage Auxiliary contact Mary E. Moberg at (757) 623-1147 or emantem@earthlink.net or Click here for a registration form.

Lecture schedule for the year is as follows**:
**Limited to 20 seats. Students with proper ID are admitted free of charge.

Lecures begin at 10:45 a.m. with a coffee reception at 10:00 a.m.

2013

October 7
THE MACLEAN COLLECTION: ASIAN ART MUSEUM AND GARDENS
Richard Pegg, Ph.D.
Director and Curator of Asian Art,
MacLean Collection

October 21
INVENTING THE NEW CHRYSLER
Jeff Harrison, Ph.D.
Senior Curator
Chrysler Museum of Art

November 4
BECOMING NORMAN ROCKWELL
Jennifer Greenhill, Ph.D.
Professor of American Art
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

December 9
THE GENIUS OF MICHELANGELO:THE SISTINE CHAPEL
William Wallace, Ph.D.
Professor of Art History
Washington University in St. Louis

2014

January 6
A SPARKLING ARRAY: SELECTING SILVER IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY
John Ward
Silver Specialist, Sotheby’s Galleries

February 3
THE COLLECTION OF THE CONE SISTERS OF BALTIMORE:MATISSE AND MODERN MASTERS
Sarah Schroth, Ph.D.
Director and Senior Curator
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

March 3
OLD FRIENDS NEW DIRECTIONS—NEW EUROPEAN GALLERIES AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BOSTON
Thomas Michie
Senior Curator of European Decorative Arts,
Boston Museum of Fine Arts

March 17
FLORENCE K. SLOANE MEMORIAL LECTURE: THE HERMITAGE COLLECTION
Colin Brady, Curator
Hermitage Museum and Gardens