TIMKEN'S THE MADONNA OF THE PINKS WITH GUEST LECTURER DR. LINDA WOLK-SIMON
On January 22nd, 2015 The Timken Museum of Art hosted an exceptional visiting speaker, Dr. Linda Wolk-Simon.
Dr. Linda Wolk-Simon, veteran curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and now Director and Chief Curator of University Museums at Fairfield University, enthralled patrons with her depth of knowledge about Raphael. Yes the artist Raphael whose The Madonna of the Pinks is on loan to The Timken Museum from the National Gallery in London.
This much anticipated event actually had people arriving before the start time.
Of special note Dr. Linda Wolk-Simon noted the detail by Raphael, as well as his usage of local scenery and buildings.
The Timken Museum of Art's visitors are fortunate to have this opportunity to view this wonderful painting which is on loan from the National Gallery in London.
Raphael's The Madonna of the Pinks is on exhibit from December through April 26th, 2015..... Social Diary rates this exhibit exceptional!!
Entrance to the museum and the exhibition is FREE. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10:30am-4:30pm, Sunday 12:30pm-4:30pm, closed Mondays and holidays.
This exhibit is in part funded by the David C. Copley Foundation.
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Ann Hoehn with museum docent and patron, Pat O'Connor
Tim Zinn, President of The Timken Museum's Board of Directors
Andrew Brooks and Margaret Zoehrer
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