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“The Makings of a Great Art Collection” Tour with Jean Stern

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

dixon_lg“The Makings of a Great Art Collection”

Location: Irene Helen Jones Parks Gallery of Fine Art

Tickets: $15 for CAC and Autry members, $20 for non-members (includes museum admission).

Reservations required, space is limited. Purchase tickets online here.

Jean Stern, one of the country’s foremost experts on the California Plein Air movement, will lead a tour of the exhibition California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection, which features works by numerous early California Art Club artists, including Franz Bischoff, Edgar Payne and Jack Wilkinson Smith. As Stern addresses the merits of individual works as well as the collection, he will provide insights for art enthusiasts interested in building their own collections.

Image: Maynard Dixon (United States, 1875-1946), Men of the Red Earth, 1931-1932, oil on canvas. Courtesy of Gardena High School Student Body, Class of Summer 1944; LT2002-25-4

For more information about the exhibition, visit the Autry website.


Saturday, April 9, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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California Art Club (Gold Medal)


Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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