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Adult Programs | Lecture Series
The Gage Lecture Series invites students and the general public to become better acquainted with artistic techniques and art history.

You may register for a whole series or simply drop in for a particular lecture that interests you. Call 206.323.GAGE for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: THE ART OF ITALY: RENAISSANCE & BAROQUE Wednesday night lecture series from 4/16-5/21 has been cancelled due to low enrollment.

Gage Guided Tours @ SAM:
Mirů, the Art of Seeing

with Charles Emerson

February 14 - May 19, 2013
Tour Guide: Charles Emerson
ONE DAY ONLY! - Wednesday, April 23, 3:00pm

Join Gage teaching artist Charles Emerson for two tours of the Mirů: The Experience of Seeing, on view at the Seattle Art Museum. Emerson lends a unique artistís perspective to this striking exhibition, drawn entirely from the collection of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofŪa, Madrid. The exhibition features 48 paintings, drawings and sculptures made in the period between 1963 and 1983.

Audio equipment is provided and tour participants are invited to continue the conversation at a no-host happy hour at the SAM TASTE Restaurant afterward. Tour limited to 18. SAM admission not included.

All Levels/Public Welcome
MAT1401A $15/person (3/26)
MAT1401B $15/person (4/23)
Limited space available ó register today!

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Woman With Three Hairs, by JoŠn Mirů

Drawing the Features of the Head

with Gary Faigin

Tuesdays, 7:00pm-8:30pm 4/22-5/27

Nothing is more emotionally compelling to observe than the human face. Magazines flaunt idealized facial beauty; Hollywood packages expressive faces for big-screen cinema; TV capitalizes on talking heads to give the facts and features of the day. Over six evenings, Faigin, author of the acclaimed The Artistís Complete Guide to Facial Expression, presents an animated discourse on the foundations of drawing the head. Drawing from models and showing slides, he guides you to a broader understanding of this fascinating subject.

Apr 22 Itís Whatís Underneath that Counts:
Fundamental Forms of the Skull
Apr 29 The Skull:
How It Relates to the Proportions of the Head
May 6 Looking Into the Eye:
Understanding & Drawing Its Forms
May 13 The Features:
Depicting the Nose, the Mouth & the Ear
May 20 The Tonal Factor: Shading the Head as a Whole
May 27 Whatís in a Smile? A Look at Facial Expressions

L1403 $75 for series/$15 at door

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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

Gage Guided Tours @ Portland Art Museum:
Venice: The Golden Age of Art and Music

With Tour Guides Juliette Aristides & Carol Hendricks
Friday, May 2

Join Atelier instructor Juliette Aristides and Art Historian Carol Hendricks for a tour of the beautiful exhibit Venice: The Golden Age of Art and Music at the Portland Art Museum. In addition to touring the exhibit, you will also tour the museumís permanent collection of important Old Master works and enjoy lunch in one of Portlandís great restaurants. Portland is the only U.S. venue for this incredible international exhibition. Between the early 16th century and the close of the 18th century, the great flourishing of the arts included innovative painters such as Titian, Tintoretto, Tiepolo, Canaletto and Guardi, as well as composers Willaert, Gabrieli, Monteverdi and Vivaldi. This spectacular exhibition explores the important interrelationships of the visual arts and music in the cityís civic ceremonies, festivals and culture.

MAT1402 $125/person (does not include transportation)
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Please note: This tour is on 5/2 but was listed as 5/9 in the catalog.

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