Tonight, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, presents a panel discussion: Connecting Art and Science for Current and Pressing Environmental and Ecological Issues. Artists Billy Hassell and Tracy Hicks will be participating along with others in relation with their exhibitions currently on view at the MAC. The discussion begins at 6:30, admission is free.
Fernando Gallego, St. Bartholomew and St. John the Evangelist (detail), 1480-88, oil on panel. University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson. Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Photography by Robert LaPrelle.
In conjunction with the exhibition Fernando Gallego and His Workshop: The Altarpiece from Ciudad Rodrigo, Painitings from the Collection of the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Amanda Dotseth, Assistant Curator of the Meadows Museum at SMU, will present Commemorating Conversion: A Panel of Acacius and the 10,000 Martyrs by Francisco Gallego tomorrow evening, May 22 at 6 p.m.
The evening lecture explores a panel by Francisco Gallego in the Meadows’ collection. This beautiful exhibition features 26 large panel paintings from Gallego’s Ciudad Rodrigo altarpiece, also highlighting technical aspects of conservation and research conducted by Claire Barry at the Kimbell Art Museum.
Admission is free Thursdays, 5 – 8 p.m.