An illustrated lecture by Nicholas Bell, Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs, Mystic Seaport Museum
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Location: Museum, 2nd Floor.
Learn about Mystic Seaport Museum’s major strategic shift with the opening of the award-winning Thompson Exhibition Building and the hiring of Nicholas Bell from the Smithsonian to lead a dynamic new exhibitions program. Nicholas will talk about the current exhibition ‘Streamlined’ and preview the upcoming exhibition of Turner’s watercolors. Not to be missed.
Reception to follow.
MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TATE. LONDON, PRESENTS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE EXHIBITION EVER IN U.S. OF WATERCOLORS BY J.M.W. TURNER
OPENS October 5, 2019
Tate: Whitby, c. 1824, J .M. W. Turner (1775–1851) © Tate, London 2018
Tate: Whalers (Boiling Blubber) Entangled in Flaw Ice, Endeavouring to Extricate Themselves, exhibited 1846, J .M. W. Turner (1775–1851) © Tate, London 2018
J.M.W. Turner, “Venice: Looking Across the Lagoon at Sunset,” 1840, watercolor on paper. Tate: Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856 © Tate, London 2018
Tate: Sunset across the Park from the Terrace of Petworth House, 1827, J .M. W. Turner (1775–1851) © Tate, London 2018