Scholar Jim Wooten returns to share his latest research on the BMA’s collection, where he focuses on portraits of men and women from the past. Who are they? Are they really who we think they are? How did their portraits come to be at the BMA? His findings uncover interesting anecdotes and previously unknown information.
Art and Conversation is for people who want to learn more about art in an informal and interactive setting. These programs, with the exception of May and July, are held on the first Thursday of each month January through October at 10:30 a.m. Coffee and light refreshments are available one half-hour prior in the Main Lobby. Lectures are led by curators or guest lecturers, and attendees are encouraged to ask questions, share thoughts and ideas, and actively participate in the learning process.