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    Lecture Series: Color Transformations in Impressionism – In the Eye

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    April 26, 2011

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    Lecture Series: Color Transformations in Impressionism – In the Eye

    The first of this three-part lecture series, examines the science of color as it was understood during the age of Impressionism and the challenges to this understanding when confronted with the color transformations found in the aging or ailing eye. Dr. John S. Werner, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Davis Eye Center, will discuss how Impressionist painters, from Giverny to the Monterey Peninsula, attempted to capture...

    The first of this three-part lecture series, examines the science of color as it was understood during the age of Impressionism and the challenges to this understanding when confronted with the color transformations found in the aging or ailing eye. Dr. John S. Werner, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Davis Eye Center, will discuss how Impressionist painters, from Giverny to the Monterey Peninsula, attempted to capture the fleeting effects of light and color present in the retinal image.

    On Tuesday, May 17, the topic will be “On the Canvas,” and the topic on Tuesday, June 14, will be “Across the Life Span."

    Event is free with Museum admission.


    Crocker Art Museum

    216 O Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814

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    Adults $10
    Seniors (65+) & College Students $8
    Youth (Age 7-17) $5
    Children (Age 0-6) & Members Free


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    Tues 5:30pm


    Phone: (916) 808-1179 or (916) 808-7000

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    The parking available around the Museum is managed by the City of Sacramento. On-street parking meters bordering the Museum and Crocker Park require quarters. A parking lot is available on Second Street and costs $3 per two hours. Parking for visitors with disabilities can be found in the parking lots and at meters located on 2nd Street.



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