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.

2014

October 13
THE PARTHENON ENIGMA
Joan Breton Connelly
Professor of Classics, Art History,
New York University

November 3
OLD FRIENDS, NEW DIRECTIONS:
NEW EUROPEAN GALLERIES AT THE MUSEUM
Thomas Michie, Senior Curator of
Decorative Arts and Sculpture,
Art of Europe
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

December 8
LEONARDO, HIS SHADOWS AND THEIR LEGACY
Francesca Florani
Assistant Professor of Art History
University of Virginia


2015

January 12
CARAVAGGIO'S AMBIGUITIES
John Spike, Assistant Director and Chief Curator
Muscarelle Museum of Art
College of William and Mary

February 2
UNTOLD STORIES: BUILDING A GLASS COLLECTION AT THE CHRYSLER MUSEUM OF ART
Diane Wright, Carolyn and Richard Barry
Curator of Glass
The Chrysler Museum of Art

March 2
THE NEW WORLD DISCOVERS ASIA:
ART AND INFLUENCE IN THE COLONIAL AMERICAS

Dennis Carr, Carolyn and Peter Lynch
Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

March 23
THE AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISTS AT OLD LYME
Jeff Anderson, Director
Florence Griswold Museum

April 6
AMERICAN BEAUTY: BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN
FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF RALPH ESMERIAN AND OTHERS
Nancy Druckman
Senior Vice President and Director
Sotheby's American Folk Art Department