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Drawing Party: Rodin’s Birthday
November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Come alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the gallery! Visit the museum’s Walsh Gallery on Tuesday, November 12th from 7 – 9 p.m. to celebrate Rodin’s birthday and have a chance to draw and sketch from Rodin sculptures! Drawing supplies and light refreshments will be provided.
This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition RODIN: TRUTH, FORM, LIFE, Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections (September 13 – December 21, 2019).
This special exhibition, organized and made possible by the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, presents 22 of Rodin’s bronze sculptures, which were modeled between 1860 and 1910. The works on view include preparatory studies for some of Rodin’s most important public commissions, such as The Burghers of Calais and The Gates of Hell, as well as portraits of French authors Victor Hugo and Honoré de Balzac.
Image: Large Hand of a Pianist, modeled 1885, cast 1969, Georges Rudier Foundry (published by Musée Rodin, edition of 12, numbered 9/12), Bronze