The Hermitage Foundation Auxiliary is pleased to offer an annual course of lectures at First Presbyterian Church. The Auxiliary has opened its membership to all interested individuals for the coming year.
Annual membership is $65.00
Membership to the Hermitage Auxiliary is separate from Hermitage Museum Membership. Yearly membership entitles you to admission to all lectures and coffees.
To join the Hermitage Auxiliary please mail your form and check made out to Hermitage Museum Auxiliary to:
999 Waterside Drive #1300
Norfolk, VA 23510
For more details call Donna Bausch at 622-2910
Lectures begin at 10:45 a.m. with a coffee reception at 10:15 a.m.
All lectures are located at First Presbyterian Church, 820 Colonial Ave. Norfolk.
Inclement Weather Policy
If Norfolk Public Schools are cancelled because of weather conditions, the lecture will also be cancelled.
Lecture schedule for the year is as follows**:
October 2: Tiffany Glass Mosaics
Kelly Conway, Curator of American Glass, Corning Museum of Glass
November 6: From the Philosophy Chamber: Harvard’s Lost Museum 1776 to 1831
Ethan Lasser, Head, Division of European and American Art and
Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. Curator of American Art, Harvard Art Museums
January 8: Magnificent Treasures: Faberge and the VMFA
Barry Shifman, Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Decorative Arts 1890 to the Present
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Febrauary 5: Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portugese Colonial Art from the collection of
Roberta and Richard Huber
Lloyd DeWitt, Chief Curator and Irene Leache Curator of European Art, Chrysler Museum of Art
March 5: Shaping a Vision, Expanding a Legacy: The Sculpture Collection of the National Gallery of Art
C.D. Dickerson, III, Curator and Head of Sculpture Department, National Gallery of Art
April 9: The Legacy of Looted Art: Case Studies in Nazi Era Provenance Research
Victoria Reed, Monica S. Sadler Curator of Provenance, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston