In-Person Exhibition Preview: Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 8 – 10pm EDT
Be one of the first to experience the magic of Venice during this in-person exhibition preview. Join us as we celebrate the opening of the highly anticipated Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Explore the dazzling Venetian glass revival of the nineteenth century, which inspired American artists such as John Singer Sargent and James McNeill Whistler. Featuring more than 150 objects, this exhibition is the first comprehensive examination of the American Grand Tour to Venice. Discover a selection of rarely seen glass vessels presented alongside paintings, watercolors, and prints. Specialty cocktails and food inspired by the magic of Venice will be available for purchase. Masking is required when not actively eating or drinking. Space is limited, social distancing is encouraged.

Registration for this event closes on October 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

Image Credit: John Singer Sargent, A Venetian Woman, 1882, oil on canvas, Cincinnati Art Museum, The Edwin and Virginia Irwin Memorial, 1972.37
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