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November 14, 2013


  • 2 pm

    Metcalf Auditorium

    Early American Porcelain Lecture

    Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley, Philadelphia Museum of Art, discusses the motivation for porcelain production in the early American colonies. In 18th-century Europe and America, the desire ...

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  • 2 – 2:45 pm

    Benefit Street Entrance

    Tours for Tots: Creative Contrast

    Start them young! These themed interactive tours with read-aloud story time and gallery activities introduce small children to big ideas in art. Children learn alongside ...

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  • 3:30 – 6 pm

    Fain Education Gallery

    Art + Design Lab for High School Students: We Are What is Not // Absence, Erasures, and the Unvisible

    Free classes for high school students at the RISD Museum of Art every Thursday in monthly sessions. Each monthly session focuses on specific themes and ...

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  • 6:30 – 8 pm

    Metcalf Auditorium

    X-Ray Vision

    Scientific analysis is used to address art works’ authenticity, construction, state of preservation, and mechanisms of degradation. Jennifer Mass, Winterthur Museum, discusses masterpieces by Matisse, ...

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