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Today is November 21, 2017. Open today 10 am–5 pm

Faculty Exhibition Preview: Lines of Thought

September 14, 2017, 12 – 1 pm
Danforth Room
  • EXL1.2017.56 Lorck_Tortoise and view of a walled, coastal town_pdo3650

Melchior Lorck, Tortoise and view of a walled, coastal town, 1555, charcoal, heightened with white. © The Trustees of the British Museum (2017). All rights reserved.

Join Jan Howard, Chief Curator and Houghton P. Metcalf Jr. Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, for a digital presentation of Lines of Thought: Drawings from Michelangelo Now from the British Museum. The exhibition will be presented thematically by the thought processes that motivate drawing: brainstorming, experimentation, insight, association, and decision-making. Faculty members from RISD and regional institutions can chat with educators about possibilities for class visits, creative assignments, and experimental approaches to this exhibit.

Free. Registration requested.

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