Watercolor: An American Medium offers a survey of the heights of the American watercolor movement and fosters an appreciation of watercolor’s central place in the larger history of American art. Learn about the artists on view in the exhibition and the techniques they used during a gallery talk and guided tour with Corey Piper, Ph.D., the Chrysler Museum’s Brock Curator of American Art. The exhibition features works from the Chrysler collection and Hampton Roads collections.
Meet an original pioneer of the studio glass movement during an Artist Talk with Mark Peiser. A brilliant innovator in the material of glass, Peiser has invented new formulas and processes for creating with the magical material. His recent work, Passage 7, was added to the Chrysler Museum of Art's permanent collection in 2018 thanks to the generous support of eighteen Museum Members. $5 for Museum Members; $10 for Non-members. A cash bar will be available. See others works…
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.