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Friday Night Lecture Series for December: The Emotions in Byzantine Art

November 8th, 2017 by

 

Friday Night Lecture Series for December: The Emotions in Byzantine Art

This December 1st Icon students are in for a real treat!  Scholar of Byzantine Art Dr. Henry Maguire, Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University and Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham will join us! 

He will be presenting the lecture, 

“The Emotions in Byzantine Art”

When: Dec 1st

Time: 7 pm

Where:Center for Byzantine Material Arts, Inc.,

716 Monroe St. NE #7, Washington DC 20017

 Hours: Mon 11-4, Thurs 1-7pm, Fri 11-6, Sat 9:30-4

Suggested Donation $10

The Monroe Street Arts-Walk- across the street from The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic University, Metro stop: red line CUA/Brookline (Best way to get here is metro)

Questions? Send us an email at cbma@byzarts.com

Ph: 240 676 1350 or 301 977 7297 (please leave a message with last #)

About Dr. Henry Maguire:

Henry Maguire is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University and Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham. He has also taught at Harvard and at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. From 1991 to 1996 he served as Director of Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington DC. He has authored six books on Byzantine art, and co-authored three more with his wife, Eunice Dauterman Maguire. In addition he has published, with Ann Terry, a study of the wall mosaics in the Cathedral of Eufrasius at Poreč.

2017/18 Programs Through May

May 10th, 2017 by

 

2017/18 UPCOMING EVENTS

October

October 6, 7pm: First Friday lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

October 13 Opening–December 30: Student Exhibition—Calling All Students of Wayne Hajos, Karen Ward and Colette Kalvesmaki! We are hosting our first icon exhibit which can include other icons and drawings of icons you have done since your instruction. Deadline for entry: October 1st.

October 14-Intensive Drawing Class I for beginners with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

October 27, Friday at 5:30–8pm: Student Exhibition Opening & Reception—A special reception will be held to honor our first student icon exhibit. Invite your friends, neighbors, church members, co-workers and family!  Whoever has the most guests wins a CBMA t-shirt of your choice.  Also, raffle tickets will be available for a St. Nicholas Icon $5 a piece.

October 28th-Drawing II with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

November

November 3rd, 7pm. First Friday lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

November 4th, 10am: Dumbarton Oaks Behind the Exhibit—An exclusive invitation by Dumbarton Oaks to go behind the scenes to see and handle their artifacts, not normally seen by the public This is a continuation of the Ivory Lecture held at CBMA by Dr. Gudrun Buehl; Head Curator of Dumbarton Oaks Museum Collections. Maximum of 10 students. Suggested donation: $25. Sign up now!

November 11, Saturday at 10am–1pm: Beginning Gilding Course—Join us for four hours of instruction learning the various types of gilding used in Iconography and other contexts. Cost: $140.00 Course taught by Colette Kalvesmaki.

November 18, Icon Drawing III with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

December

December 1st, 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

December 2nd, 11am–12:30pm: St. Nicholas Children’s Story and Craft Day Suggested donation: $10

Closed Dec 25-?

January 2018

Closed Jan 1-3 and 8-9

January 20- Intensive Drawing Class I for beginners with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

January 26-27- Beginning Iconography Course in Egg Tempera of an angel face.  Taught by Colette Kalvesmaki.  No gilding, all supplies included except brushes.  Cost: 150.00

February

February 2, 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

February 10 Drawing Hands and Feet of Icons with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

February 20-25, Special Intensive Iconography Course: Theotokos of the sign.  Gilding, done in egg tempera. Cost $550.00.  Includes most supplies.

March

March 3 Icon Drawing II with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

March 9-10 Intensive St. Patrick Icon Course, taught by Colette Kalvesmaki. Cost $350

 March 24th Icon Drawing III with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

April

April 13 @ 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10– Special Day!

April 21 10-4 Drawing Angel wings with Colette Kalvesmaki. Time: 10-4. Coast $130.

May

May 4 @ 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10-last lecture till September

May 12 Color Seminar. History, the making of pigments-demonstration, the color wheel and application of color. Taught by Colette Kalvesmaki and Karen Ward.  Time:10-3.   Cost:$150

More to come!