Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: The Days Before Impressionism: From Neoclassicism and Romanticism to Realism
Program category: History
Visual Arts- Painting
Visual Arts- Other
Program length: 60-90 minutes
Audience level: Adult
Audience size:
Program description: Three part lecture series. In Neoclassicism, ArtScapades chronicles the life of five artists and their works, Joseph-Marie Vien, Anton Raphael Mengs, Angelica Kauffman, Jacques-Louis David, and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. In Romanticism, ArtScapades presents Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Caspar David Friedrich, Eugene Delacroix, John Constable, and Joseph Mallord William Turner. And, in Realism, ArtScapades chronicles the lives of, and looks at works by, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Honoré Daumier, Jean-François Millet, Gustave Courbet and Rosa Bonheur. Approximately ten works per artist are discussed including iconic works plus those that illustrate significant trends and events in their lives and careers. See for full offerings.
Space/special requirements: Projection system with VGA hook up
Travel restrictions: 1 1/2 hour radius of New Canaan, CT
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Per lecture fee, three lectures in series but each lecture can be a stand alone lecture.
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Program last updated: 05/12/2014
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: ArtScapades Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman
Phone: 203-570-7801
Mailing address: 23 Charter Oak Drive
New Canaan, CT 06840
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: New Canaan Library, Trumbull Library, CHB Library, Newtown, Fairfield Library, Hamden Public Library
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Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016


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