The Museum is temporarily closed for renovation.

February 24, 2022

Chasing Degas: My Four Decades Collecting the Artist and His Circle

Robert Flynn Johnson, a collector and former curator, will discuss his passion for Degas and his approach to collecting the works featured in Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist exhibition. Johnson notes that it is “the ability to be curious that is the crucial element in the makeup of a true collector —the ability to ask questions, to learn, and to get answers regarding works of art that catch your eye and move your emotions.” FREE
February 19, 2022

Copying With Confidence

Artists through the ages have copied works of the masters to improve their own techniques, methods and compositions. Participants in this class will select a work of art that inspires and interests them from our special exhibition Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist. All levels will improve their drawing through close observation and individualized instruction using provided sketchbooks and graphite pencils. Muscarelle Members, W&M Staff, Faculty and Students: $10 Non-Members: $25