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    Art + Books: Lutes, lyres, and leisurely concerts

    Art - Trip/Tour

    Saturday, May 10, 2014
    1:30 PM-3:30 PM

    Theme of the month is Music in Art: Lutes, Lyres, and Leisurely Concerts. Come enjoy the sound of a clavichord, learn about the artist in our collection who inspired Igor Stravinsky to write an opera, and wonder why animals were popular musicians in 17th- and 18th-century paintings. Free with museum admission.

    About Art and Books: Join Conservator Birgit Straehle on an art history themed tour and explore works of art relating to the month's theme. (Lutes, lyres, and leisurely concerts – Music in Art.) Visitors will learn surprising facts and hear about hidden details from an insider's point of view.

    Subsequent to the tour WAM Librarian, Debby Aframe will welcome you back to the library to discuss relevant literature and create an appetite for further reading. Feel free to stay as long as you wish, the Museum closes at 5pm and Birgit Straehle and Debby Aframe will remain available to continue any conversations with you about Art & Books!

    Cost: free with admission

    Suggested Audiences:Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School


    Last Modified: May 6, 2014 at 4:08 PM


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