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Tours at Two: Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talking about Maurice Brazil Prendergast's painting Landscape with Figures . On view through May 9 in America's Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution . Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Landscape with Figures , 1910-1912; Oil on canvas; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Edward W. Root Bequest, 57.212; Photo credit: Munson-Williams-ProctorArts Institute/Art Resource, NY Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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Tours at Two: Mary Brady

Mary Brady was the first California woman artist to spend significant amounts of time in Giverny. She made three extended visits to the French village in the late 1880s and early 1890s. While there, she both painted and modeled for fellow American artist Theodore Robinson. After leaving Giverny, Brady set up her home and studio in Monterey, where she painted the area’s dramatic landscape in a loose style informed by her exposure to French Impressionism. Brady... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Tours at Two: Palace of Fine Arts

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talks about Colin Campbell Cooper's painting, Palace of Fine Arts . On view now in America's Impressionism: Echos of a Revolution .  Colin Campbell Copper,  Palace of Fine Arts , San Francisco, 1916; Oil on canvas; Crocker Art Museum, Gift of Helene Seeley in memory of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cooper, conserved with funds provided by Gerald D. Gordon and Louise and Victor Graf, 1940.24 Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Anticipating a Revolution: The Preconditions of American Impressionism

For today's Talk at Two we are taking a look back on curator Amanda C. Burdan's Opening Lecture,  Anticipating a Revolution: The Preconditions of American Impressionism .  Amanda C. Burdan, Ph.D., Curator, Brandywine River Museum of Art This lecture explores the “perfect storm” of circumstances in place that enabled Impressionism to take root and flourish in the United States. The international study of young American artists, the rise in popularity of... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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Tours at Two: Charging Station

Join Director of Education Margarita Sandino as she takes us on a short tour of the latest Interactive Gallery exhibition, Charging Station,  on view now!  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, February 2, 2021
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Tours at Two: Bill Branch and The Saint John's Bible

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talks about the Valley of the Dry Bones illumination from The Saint John's Bible.    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Sunday, January 10, 2021
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Tours at Two: Phil McMillion and The Saint John's Bible

Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about the Ten Commandments page of T he Saint John's Bible . Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about The Sower Illumination in The Saint John's Bible . Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about The Shema from Deuteronomy in The Saint John's Bible .   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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Tours at Two: Martha Kelly

Martha Kelly talks about the art she created for the Presbyterian Book of Common Worship , which is included in the Illuminating the Word: The Saint John's Bible exhibition.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, December 22, 2020
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Craft Coverage: Illuminated Holiday Cards

Correspondent Ms. Karen (and special guest Correspondent Barbara Williamson!) take us live to the Dixon with special exhibition craft coverage. Take a closer look at illuminated illustrations of the St. John's Bible with some art-making fun for the whole family.    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, December 12, 2020
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Tours at Two: Frontispiece of the Gospel of John

Dixon docent Bill Branch talks about the Gospel of John frontispiece in the Saint John's Bible.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Virtual Tour: Made in Dixon / Hecho en Dixon

Virtual tour with Director of Education Margarita Sandino. Exhibition on view: July 19 – December 20, 2020 Tommy and Liz Farnsworth Education Building, Interactive Gallery Visita virtual con la Directora de Educación Margarita Sandino. Exposición a la vista: 19 de julio - 20 de diciembre de 2020 Edificio educativo de Tommy y Liz Farnsworth, galería interactiva   Education programs sponsored by AutoZone, Inc. | John Dustin Buckman... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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Tours at Two: Frontispiece of the Gospel of Matthew

Dixon Docent Bill Branch explains the Gospel of Matthew  in the Saint John's Bible .    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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