Arts Society

Susan Rosoff

Select Tuesdays / 10:30am - 12pm

Join us for a thought-provoking and lively lecture series: Famous and Fabulous European Art, presented by art educator Susan Rosoff. Each program begins with a light brunch followed by a lecture and concludes with an exclusive tour of the galleries to discuss related artwork.

FAMOUS AND FABULOUS EUROPEAN ART

This year European artists will take center stage. Leonardo’s Mona Lisa may be the most famous painting in the world, but the woman herself has remained a mystery. Scholars are now uncovering bits of information about who she was, just as they are determining the identity of Gainsborough’s Blue Boy. Discover why Rembrandt was so unpopular after he painted Night Watch and why the U.S. government fought a court case over Brancusi’s Bird in Flight. Monet didn’t just paint water lilies, he was obsessed with them! And both Tracy Emin and Damien Hirst broke the “rules” of art with a messy bed and a tiger shark. In this popular lecture series led by Susan Rosoff, you’ll learn all this and more about many of Europe’s most iconic works of art.

COST

Visitors - $205 (Price is for entire series)
Members - $150 (Price is for entire series)

SCHEDULE

September 18

  • Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa
  • Michelangelo, David
  • Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus
  • Titian, Venus of Urbino


October 30

  • Jan van Eyck, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife
  • Caravaggio, Bacchus
  • Rembrandt van Rijn, The Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburgh, (Night Watch)


December 11

  • Thomas Gainsborough, Blue Boy
  • Jean-Dominque Ingres, Napoleon on his Imperial Throne
  • Auguste Rodin, The Thinker


January 8

  • Edgar Degas, The Little Dancer
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party
  • Claude Monet, Water Lilies


March 12

  • Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night
  • Edvard Munch, The Scream;
  • Constantin Brancusi, Bird in Flight
  • Pablo Picasso; Girl Before a Mirror


April 9

  • Richard Hamilton, Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?
  • Sophie Calle, Take Care of Yourself
  • Tracy Emin, The Bed
  • Damien Hirst, The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (Shark)



REGISTER

Please call 407.896.4231 ext. 262 or email education@omart.org to register or use the link below.

About Susan Rosoff

Susan Rosoff is the founder and managing member of Susan Merrill Rosoff, Arts and Museum Consulting, LLC and co-author of Teaching Through the Arts, Writing, Volume 1. Previously she served as Curator of Education at Orlando Museum of Art, where she developed many award-winning programs for adults, including outreach programs for seniors in assisted living facilities and adults suffering from memory loss, as well as lectures, workshops, seminars, and art appreciation classes.

In partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF) she taught graduate and undergraduate art history classes based on the Orlando Museum of Art’s contemporary art exhibitions. As an adjunct instructor at UCF she also taught Twentieth Century Art, Art of the Last Twenty-Five Years and Non-Western Art. She continues to develop educational material for museums, while directing and coordinating projects through the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Alliance for Arts Education (FAAE), and working with teachers on arts integration. Rosoff holds a B.A. in English from Briarcliff College, and an M.A. in art museum studies from Norwich University.