4:15pm: View Van Gogh’s “Vase with Poppies” and “Self-Portrait.” Meet in Gray Court.
6pm: Wine dinner
Culinary historian Alexandra Leaf shares a lesser-known aspect of Van Gogh’s oeuvre: his works that relate to food and dining. These include still lifes of fruits and vegetables; sketches done on restaurant menus; and paintings of Provençal vineyards, olive groves, flowering fruit orchards, and interiors of restaurants the artist frequented in Paris, Provence, and Auvers. Following the talk, eat like an Impressionist at a wine dinner featuring dishes from Leaf’s book Van Gogh’s Table at the Auberge Ravoux.
$120; $100 members. Limited seating; reservations required.
Please note: tickets must be purchased online.
Haricots Verts En Salade
Shaved parmesan, shallot vinaigrette.
Chicken Breast w/ Savory Cabbage & Bacon
Pan-crisped pancetta and white wine pan sauce.
Warm Tarte Tatin
Carmelized apples, crème fraiche.
In conjunction with Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall.
10:15am | Tour of Be Seen
11am–1pm | Kiki
1pm | Discussion led by Xiomarie LaBeija and Juancarlos Soto.
Highlighting the Kiki dance subculture of the vogue ball scene in New York City, this documentary shows how a group of LGBTQ+ youths of color unite to form a safe gathering space. Free.
2016. Sweden/USA. 94 min. Not Rated. Directed by Sara Jordenö. Starring Loretta Coombs, Takima Coombs, Afrika Juicy Couture.
Explore topics of health and well-being in relation to themes of sexual orientation and gender identity that are visualized in Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall. This two-hour program includes small group dialogues followed by question-and-answer-style conversations in response to short readings provided in advance. Coffee and light refreshments included, and participants are welcome to view Be Seen. Free, but RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org