Beowulf Sheehan's vast portfolio includes intimate portraits of figures including Margaret Atwood, Roxane Gay, Elie Wiesel, and many more. His recent book, AUTHOR, captures the likeness of journalists, playwrights, novelists, and other writers whose work defines our time. The LA Times writes that Sheehan has "breathed new life into literary photography." Join us for a talk by the photographer. Presented in partnership with The Muse Writers Center and the Authors' Book Club series. Registration recommended. https://vimeo.com/326187735
Conservator Mark Lewis and NEH Conservation Fellow Brandon Finney will bring their work from behind the scenes to the galleries. Learn about the techniques they use to care for the Museum’s beloved paintings as they continue their work on Giuseppe Maria Crespi’s ca. 1700 The Continence of Scipio. The large oil on canvas painting references the generosity of Scipio Africanus the Elder, a Roman general.
Create a colorful blown glass ornament with the help of our Studio team. Choose your favorite colors and inflate a hot glass bubble as it turns on the blowpipe. Sign up for several sessions and decorate your entire tree! Ages 5+ Price: Museum Member–$48 / Non-Member–$60