Don't miss these upcoming lectures!



Over the coming weeks, join us at the Frick for a series of exciting and engaging lecture sessions, which will give attendees an inside look into both the Frick's permanent collection of beautiful Chinese porcelains, as well as our current special exhibition Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage & Screen. Industry experts in fields including art and architectural history, gender studies, and fashion will share unique insights you won't want to miss! Read more below!


Collection Highlight Lecture
Vessels & Voices: Imagery and Symbolism of Chinese Porcelain
Tuesday, November 12, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Join us for a conversation with Angela McAteer, Senior Vice President and head of the Chinese Works of Art department Sotheby's, and University of Pittsburgh scholars, Evelyn Rawski, Distinguished University Professor Emerita of History, and Michele McCoy, Assistant Professor of History of Art & Architecture, about the rich painted narratives of the Frick's collection of Chinese porcelain and the greater world of imagery and symbolism in Chinese art during the Qing dynasty. Moderated by Dawn Brean, Associate Curator of Decorative Arts at the Frick. 

$10 members; $15 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment required.

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Panel Conversation: 
Identity, Expression, and Fashion
Wednesday, December 4, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Join us as we discuss personal style, public image, and individual identity through fashion. Katharine Hepburn was an iconic figure in American entertainment, often dressed by exclusive designers and fashion houses - all while rebelling against the mainstream by embracing her own style, which has helped shape women's fashion and encouraged self-expression. $10 members; $20 non-members and guests. Advance registration and pre-payment required. Price includes exhibition admission. 

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Exhibition Lecture:
Katharine Hepburn - A Conversation with Judy Samelson & Jean Druesedow
Wednesday, November 20, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
The Frick Art Museum

Join us for a conversation with two of the foremost authorities on Katharine Hepburn. Judy Samelson, former editor and current production manager and writer for Playbill, and Jean Druesedow, former director of the Kent State University Museum will share their extensive knowledge and insight into Katharine Hepburn and our exhibition Dressed for Stage & Screen. This is a free program, but advance registration is required. 

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Frick Stories
Metal from Clay: Pittsburgh's Aluminum Stories
by Dawn Reid Brean, Associate Curator of Decorative Arts

This week on Frick Stories, learn more about the stunning aluminum leaf decoration which adorns the breakfast room at Clayton, and which is also now a part of the Metal from Clay: Pittsburgh's Aluminum Stories at the University Art Gallery (UAG) at the University of Pittsburgh. This leaf decoration is one of many aluminum landmarks scattered throughout Pittsburgh, and at the time of its installation in the Frick home in 1892 was considered the height of both modernity and elegance. 

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