Events

  • Feb 20, 2022 – Jun 12, 2022
  • Dallas, TX
Exhibition
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682), “The Prodigal Son Feasting,” 1660s. Oil on canvas, National Gallery of Ireland.

Murillo: Picturing the Prodigal Son

Past event

Murillo: Picturing the Prodigal Son features some of the painter’s most famous works sharing some new information thanks to the restoration processes carried by the National Gallery of Ireland.

  • February 12, 2022
  • Online
Symposium
Ronny Quevedo ( Quevedo (b. 1981, Guayaquil, Ecuador), “Los desaparecidos (the arbiter of time),” 2018, Denver Art Museum, ©Ronny Quevedo.

ReVisión: A New Look at Art in the Americas

Past event

Inspired by the exhibition ReVisión: Art in the Americas, the 20th Annual Mayer Center Symposium will explore the art of the Americas as a single interwoven story by connecting history, legend, memory, and the present.

  • Jan 15, 2022 – Jul 31, 2022
  • Houston, TX
Exhibition
Portuguese earrings from a Parure, c. 1780–1820, emeralds, diamonds, and yellow gold with silver overlay, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Rienzi Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III.

Materials of Empire: Colonial Narratives 1700–1860

Past event

This exhibition explores objects from the Rienzi Collection that shed light on the links between Europe, Africa, the Americas, and India. This small exhibition examines the stories objects reveal as well as conceal, and places them within the context of entangled legacies and experiences of empire.

  • January 11, 2022
  • Online
Lecture
“La Inmaculada Concepción” de Juan de Sevilla, 1660-1675.

Further Afield: Mother, Daughter, Widow, and Wife

Past event

In this virtual talk, Charlene Villaseñor Black, professor of art history and Chicana/o studies, UCLA, asks: How did sacred artworks serve as visual exemplars of gendered behaviors?

  • Jan 9, 2022 – May 22, 2022
  • St. Petersburg, FL
Exhibition
“Paysage de Juan-les-Pins” by Pablo Picasso, 1924.

Picasso and the Allure of the South

Past event

Presented exclusively at The Dalí, this exhibition explores the influence of southern Europe on Pablo Picasso’s revolutionary work.

  • Nov 14, 2021 – Nov 27, 2022
  • Athens, GA
Exhibition
Workshop of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1618 – 82), “The Martyrdom of St. Andrew,” ca. 1675-78. Oil on canvas. Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC.

Power and Piety in 17th-Century Spanish Art

Past event

This exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art features works by premiere Spanish Baroque painters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Bartolomé Murillo, Pedro Orrente and others.

  • Oct 24, 2021 – Feb 21, 2022
  • Washington, D.C.
Exhibition
“Fuerte cosa es!” by Francisco de Goya, 1810/1820.

Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goya

Past event

The National Gallery of Art highlights some original works by Goya at its new exhibition about the history of the aquatint technique.