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Rembrandt van Rijn, Head of an Old Man in a Cap, around 1630, oil on panel, from the exhibition Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges. Gift of Alfred and Isabel Bader, 2003 (46-031)
Thursday 19 September 2019
5–6 pm, Members' Preview;
6–7:30 pm, Public Reception

The Season Launch celebrates four new exhibitions, including Dr Jacquelyn Coutré’s Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges. This not-to-miss show offers a revelatory introduction to the Dutch master’s formative years.  We also celebrate a new exhibition space, the Franks Gallery, in Etherington House, with Between Chance and Order: Milly Ristvedt. Two additional shows—Tracing Self and Other and Split Between the I and the Gaze—draw upon our contemporary collections to consider how we define ourselves, and see and experience others. We will also celebrate a dramatic newly commissioned work by Sandra Brewster, gracing the Atrium.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Performance by Melos Choir and Period Instruments 6:15 pm
Launch of the Franks Gallery
A new commissioned art installation by Sandra Brewster