After Lebanon, he will go on Amman to study a series of problematical early Islamic ivories in the Jordan Museum; and then travel to architectural sites in Baalbek and Petra .
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 - 12:10PM Gallery Talk: Asher B. Durand: To Begin Again Adam Thomas, curator of American Art Come explore Asher B. Durand: To Begin Again and participate in this engaging conversation led by Adam Thomas in the exhibition gallery located on the museum’s first floor. This exhibition focuses on the early career of this leading artist of the Hudson River School. The centerpiece of the exhibition is Durand’s first commissioned landscape painting, Boonton Falls, New Jersey, which the museum recently acquired. Image caption: Asher B. Durand, Boonton Falls, New Jersey, 1833, oil on canvas (detail). Purchased with funds from the Terra Art Enrichment Fund, 2015.143.
DIALOGUE The State of Arts Research at Penn State, and Beyond Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm This talk will situate various integrative arts-based research initiatives—the ADRI, C-PAD, Arts Entrepreneurship, the Woskob Family Gallery, and the Borland Project Space—within the broader national and international landscape. Registration is not required, but feel free to indicate your interest in attending by visiting the event listing on the ADRI Facebook page. Associate Dean for Research College of Arts and Architecture Associate Professor of Art History
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 - 10:00AM TO 4:00PM Paper Views Exhibition: Daumier et alia: Caricature and Satire in Nineteenth-Century France Curated by Patrick McGrady, Charles V. Hallman Curator Plan to drop by the Drs. Albert and Lorraine Kligman Print and Drawing Study Room for this popular series of one-day exhibitions highlighting works on paper from the permanent collection. Conversation with Patrick McGrady, 1:00 p.m. Image caption: Honoré Daumier, Devant le tableau de M. Manet (In Front of Manet’s Painting), published in Le Charivari June 19, 1865, lithograph (detail). Gift of Walton J. Lord Estate, 86.731.
A memorial service is planned for Friday, September 22nd at 3pm at the Hintz Alumni Center. Brian was a valued participant in the ALS Therapy Development Institute's ongoing research in search of a cure for ALS. Located in Cambridge MA, donations can be made in Brian's name to support continued research in this area at ALS.net