Art History
Lecture Series

The Art History Lecture Series features Gage teaching artists as well as art historians from the Seattle art community. Each speaker explores a different topic. These lectures will present an intimate look inside the artists and movements that helped shape art from the Renaissance through the 21st Century. Register for these online lectures and delve into the techniques, ideologies and personalities that define the art in our world.

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Fall 2020

  • Member registration opens Monday, August 3
  • Public registration opens Monday, August 10

Netsuke: Miniature Masterpieces of Japanese Sculpture
with Rebecca Albiani

Wednesday | Sep 23 | 7:00pm-8:00pm

Netsuke originated in 17th-century Japan as toggles for the silk cords attaching utilitarian objects to pocketless kimonos. These tiny, elaborately carved objects — depicting animals, human figures, mythological beings, and more — became status symbols in the Edo period.

$15
FREE for Members
Gage 360 Online

Edmonia Lewis
with Mike Magrath

Wednesday | Oct 21 | 7:00pm-8:00pm

The obstacles Edmonia Lewis overcame are unparalleled in American art,” wrote Harry Henderson in the 1993 volume A History of African American Artists. A woman of mixed African and Native American descent who came of age during the Civil War, Mary Edmonia Lewis became the world’s first internationally celebrated African-American sculptor. Her life and work are emblematic of a moment of hope and perseverance in the face of adversity and speaks directly to our immediate moment. Join Atelier Instructor Mike Magrath for an in-depth exploration of this inspiring, and too-long overlooked artist.

$15
FREE for Members
Gage 360 Online

From Static to Dynamic: A Study in the Evolution of Movement
with Tony Ryder

Wednesday | Nov 4 | 7:00pm-8:00pm

Description coming soon.

$15
FREE for Members
Gage 360 Online

Color, Its History, Methods and Materials in Painting
with Al Gury

Wednesday | Dec 9 | 7:00pm-8:00pm

In this richly visual and informative presentation of images and color documents, Al Gury will discuss the theories, palettes, materials and the techniques of painting from the Roman World, through the Renaissance, to the present. Included will be, how colors are made, the use of color in paintings, artists palettes and processes, the cultural and theoretical context of colors and color in great works of western painting. Question and answer is encouraged.

$15
FREE for Members
Gage 360 Online

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