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October 27, 2021 at 11:00 am | Public Programs

"Getting" Contemporary Art: Material Transformation

Wednesday, October 27 | 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Full 5-Class Series: $200; $180 member; Single Drop-In Class: $40; $36 member
General Registration

This class will take place at The Aldrich and includes a tour of Hugo McCloud: from where i stand.

"Getting" Contemporary Art is a five-session class series, which includes a visit with exhibiting artist Karla Knight and an off-site excursion, provides a roadmap to central themes and ideas that have influenced artistic practice since the 1960s. Designed to be dynamic, engaging, and thought-provoking, participants will build skills to analyze, interpret, and discuss contemporary art while looking closely at The Aldrich’s current exhibitions. The classes will be held either in-person at The Aldrich or virtually over Zoom. The last class includes an in-person visit to the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT. Please check each session to see where it will take place. Participants may sign up for all five classes, or for individual class sessions.


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"Getting" Contemporary Art: Field Trip: Brant Foundation

Enjoy an intimate tour and discussion of work by David Salle, an American painter known for his big, gestural, expressionist paintings at the newly re-opened, Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT.


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