The Avon Free Public Library will present a virtual Zoom program called Paintings of the Dutch Golden Age: A Virtual Tour with Michael Norris on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:00 PM.
Enjoy an art tour from the comfort of your home!
Get to know the part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the pictures of Frans Hals, Jan Vermeer, and Rembrandt von Rijn. Along the way, learn about the Dutch Republic in its 17th-century heyday, including its tulip mania and the Flying Dutchman!
Presented by art historian, Michael Norris. Mr. Norris got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured on trips all over the world.
Note: Registration is required. This program will be presented through Zoom. Please register and a Zoom link will be emailed to you before the event.
For more information, please visit www.avonctlibrary.info or call the library at 860.673.9712.