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@NasherMuseum / no. 028    January 11, 2013
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Curator Conversation with Karen Levitov
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Karen Levitov Lecture
"The Cone Sisters of Baltimore: Vanguard Collectors in Victorian Dress."
Thursday, January 17, 7 PM; Lecture hall opens at 6:30PM
Free and open to the public

Join us for a free talk by art historian and curator Karen Levitov of The Jewish Museum in New York. Levitov, who organized Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore, will give a talk, “The Cone Sisters of Baltimore: Vanguard Collectors in Victorian Dress.”

A ticket for Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters does not guarantee a seat for the lecture. Lecture hall opens at 6:30 PM. Seating is limited. Lecture at 7 PM. Reception with cash bar to follow.
This exhibition is organized by The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, New York, and the Vancouver Art Gallery.

In Durham, the exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

At the Nasher Museum of Art, lead foundation support is provided by the Crow Creek Foundation. Lead corporate support is provided by Wells Fargo. The media sponsor is NBC17.


Major support is provided by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, Marilyn Arthur, Trent Carmichael, Carol O'Brien Associates, Inc., Katherine Thorpe, Office of the President at Duke University, Office of the Provost at Duke University, Frances Rollins, Drs. Victor and Lenore Behar, Christie’s, and Thomas S. Kenan, III.

Additional generous support is provided by the Cemala Foundation, Stefanie and Douglas Kahn, Kelly Braddy Van Winkle and Lance Van Winkle, Graduate Liberal Studies at Duke University, Parker and Otis, Jo and Peter Baer, Pepper and Don Fluke, Mindy and Guy Solie, Carolyn Aaronson, Marcia Angle and Mark Trustin, Clinical Ambassador, Diane Evia-Lanevi and Ingemar Lanevi, Janet Holderness and William Transou, Caroline and Arthur Rogers, Angela O. Terry, Ruth Glesby Wagner, and Jewish Life at Duke.

This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.
Main image: LEFT TO RIGHT: Etta Cone at age 18-19 wearing a riding outfit, late 1880s. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone Papers, Archives and Manuscripts Collections, EC.1; Claribel Cone as a resident physician at the Philadelphia Hospital, approximately age 27, circa 1891-1892. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone Papers, Archives and Manuscripts Collections, CC.2.
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University, and the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art.
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Additional Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters events.

TH (1/24) 6 PM Parlez-Vous Français?
SU (1/27) Noon Free Family Day
TH (1/31) 7 PM Dramatic Readings
TH (2/7) 6 PM French Wine Tastings
FR (2/8) 10 AM - 9 PM Extended Hours
SA (2/9) 10 AM - 9 PM Extended Hours
SA (2/9) 11 AM Dramatic Readings
SU (2/10) 11 AM - 7 PM Extended Hours
SU (2/10) 2 PM Live French Music
SU (2/10) 7 PM Collecting Matisse closes
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