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Director Series: Connoisseurship & Collecting

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Director Series: Connoisseurship & Collecting

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Suntrust Auditorium

FREE for everyone! Galleries will stay open until 7:30pm for lecture attendees.

Thank you to Kathy & Tom Cardwell and Audrey & Pat Knipe for being our 2021-2022 lecture series presenting sponsors.

Online reservations are required

Join Director & CEO Aaron DeGroft, PhD, for a series of lectures exploring the unique stories behind treasured works on view at OMA.

One glass of Wine will be free per person (21+) served before the lecture begins at 6pm.


October 20: Princely Patronage, New Archival Answers: The Rediscovery Of Titian’s “Unknown/Third,” Portrait of Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, of 1539-4

November 3: Peter Paul Rubens & Guido Reni: Mistaken Identities

December 1: Rembrandt’s Rat Catcher & Raphael’s Supplicant: No One Knows What They Looked Like at Nineteen

January 19: Cezanne’s Tintoretto: The Miracle of the Slave

February 2: Heroes & Monsters: Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Venice Collection of Thaddeus Mumford Jr.

February 16: Bronzino’s Marsyas & Pignone’s Mary Magdalen

March 2: Jackson Pollock’s “Lost” Best Painting: Comstock Pollock, 1950

March 16: Michelangelo Sacred & Profane: Masterworks from the Casa Buonarroti


Connoisseurship and Collecting: Masterworks of European Painting from the Muscarelle Museum of Art at The College of William & Mary

September 24, 2021 – ongoing 2022

This exhibition of 23 paintings includes many of the collections most significant works dating from the 16th through 20th centuries. Highlights include a drawing by the Renaissance master, Raphael, paintings by Italian, Flemish, and Dutch masters of the Baroque period such as Titian, Annibale Carracci, Peter Paul Rubens and Rembrandt, important 19th century French paintings by Paul Cézanne and Eugène Boudin

Treasures from the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University: Five Centuries of Old Master Painting

September 24, 2021 –June 2022

This exhibition of more than 60 works of art from the 14th through the 19th centuries reflects the dramatic course of religious, artistic, and cultural history in Western Europe during these formative centuries. Highlights include masterpieces by Botticelli, Rubens, Tintoretto, Veronese, Cranach, Murillo, Ribera, van Dyck, and Doré.

Cathedrals of Florida: Masterworks by Clyde Butcher

September 24, 2021 –June 2022

In the tradition of the nineteenth-century Hudson River School painters, Clyde Butcher’s photography capture sweeping vistas of Florida’s most inspiring natural environments. These monumental works draw the viewer into the landscape, while their striking compositions, vivid detail and radiant luminosity evoke the spiritual connection with nature that is at the heart of his work.

Luces y Sombras: Mexican Photography from the Bank of America Collection

September 24, 2021 –January 2, 2022

Capturing modern Mexico’s culture, architecture, and people through photographs, Luces y Sombras presents over one-hundred works dating from the 1930sto the present day. The exhibition contains 108 photographs. This exhibition is provided by the Bank of America “Arts in Our Communities” program.


The safety of our staff and guests is our top priority. We strongly encourage you wear a face covering regardless of your vaccination status. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home and visit the museum once you are fully recovered.


January 19
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Orlando Museum of Art
2416 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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