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Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired—not tired!

March 2019

Free

Le Village d’Éragny (The Village of Éragny)

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Le Village d’Éragny (The Village of Éragny) by Camille Pissarro in the 19th c. European gallery.

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Le Matin, temps brumeux, Pourville (Foggy Morning at Pourville)

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Le Matin, temps brumeux, Pourville (Foggy Morning at Pourville) by Claude Monet in the 19th c. European gallery.

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April 2019

Free

International Slow Art Day

April 6 @ 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm /

Join us on April 6th to celebrate International Slow Art Day!

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Free

Chatsworth House and Park

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Senior Docent Judy Cook will lead a discussion on Chatsworth House and Park by Pieter Tillemans in the 18th c. English gallery.

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Free

Vanitas Still Life

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Vanitas Still Life in the Dutch and Flemish gallery.

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Free

Rat

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Rat by Frank Fleming in the Sculpture Garden.

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May 2019

Free

The Potter

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on The Potter by Allan Houser in the Native American gallery.

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Free

Crow booming the One Big Water, Gulls flying away

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /
Crow Booming the One Big Water, Gulls Flying Away, 2010, Merritt Johnson (American, born 1977), oil and alkyd on panel, Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of the artist AFI.462.2012 © Merritt Johnson

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Crow booming the One Big Water, Gulls flying away by Merritt Johnson in the Native American gallery.

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Free

City River Scene

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Senior Docent Judy Cook will lead a discussion on City River Scene by Hughie Lee-Smith in the American gallery.

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June 2019

Free

Perseus – Homage to Benvenuto Cellini

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm /

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Julia Stork will lead a discussion on Perseus – Homage to Benvenuto Cellini by Salvador Dalí in the Kress galleries.

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