European Art Series

 European Art Series with Jane Oneail Via Zoom. 

This eight part monthly series is a collaboration of eleven libraries and will take place on Sundays from September 2022 to April 2023. 

Generously sponsored by the Nash Fund.

If you missed a program, you can access the recording at the bottom of this page.

About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions.

Sunflowers and Starry Nights: The Genius of Vincent Van Gogh

Date:  Sunday, January 8

Time:  3pm

Location: Online - via Zoom. Register HERE.

Starry NightVincent Van Gogh is one of the world’s most famous artists.  This interactive program will look at his life and work, exploring his influence, his innovations and his incredible legacy.

Sacred Symbols and Devilish Details: Northern Renaissance Painting from Campin to Bosch

Date:  Sunday, February 5

Time:  3pm

Location: Online - via Zoom. Advanced registration is required.  Register HERE.

Northern Renaissance Art

Artists of the Northern Renaissance used single-hair brushes to capture astonishingly tiny details in their paintings.  Explore these awe-inspiring additions and their symbolic significance in high resolution and decode the meaning of religious and secular works from the period.

Parisian Cafes and Impressionist Painting

Date:  Sunday, March 5

Time:  3pm

Location: Online - via Zoom. Advanced registration is required.  Details to follow.

The Cafe by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Impressionist artists are celebrated for their beautiful depictions of nature, but they also frequented the cafes, bars and nightclubs of Paris and captured modern life in their works.  This program will explore the images by Monet, Renoir, Degas and others and consider how the hub of activity in Parisian cafes inspired some of the world’s most famous artists.

The Surreal World of Rene Magritte

Date:  Sunday, April 16

Time:  3pm

Location: Online - via Zoom. Advanced registration is required.  Details to follow.

Rene Magritte

Rene Magritte’s work delighted and fascinated audiences long before Paul Simon’s famous song.  This program will focus on the life and influences of the Belgian Surrealist painter whose paintings are both familiar and confounding.  Discover the ways his work relates to contemporaries like Salvador Dali and learn how art historians interpret his mysterious paintings.

Recordings of Past Events

Botticelli: Beauty, Virtue and the Bonfire of the Vanities 

If you missed the live event, you can access the recording HERE.