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Gallery Conversation » Art and Exploration
Join Tyson Scholar Emily Voelker for a conversation on the artist as an explorer! Taking a close look at works from Crystal Bridges permanent collection, the conversation will include discussion on artists as naturalist and collecting in the field, focusing on works such as Martin Johnson Heade’s Gems of Brazil. Space is limited; please arrive 5 to 10 minutes early.
Free, no registration required.
Detail Martin Johnson Heade, Black-eared Fairy The Gems of Brazil, ca. 1863-1864, Oil on canvas 12 1/4 x 10 in. (31.1 x 25.4 cm). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2006.89