Exercises for the Quiet Eye: Developing I-Thou Relationships with Art

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Art - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School
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College of the Holy Cross: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
Cost: No cost, open to the public
Sponsored by: Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross
Description: Visiting Professor of Art History at Holy Cross, museum educator, and scholar Annie Storr leads a series of virtual workshops, based on Holy Cross and other Massachusetts-based collections. The workshops will introduce Exercises for the Quiet Eye (EQE), a program that Storr developed to encourage patient reflection and an attempt to avoid the rush to understand, or determine a set interpretation for what we see. Through a series of exercises, specifically formatted for virtual participation, participants will find new ways of experiencing art.

The second session in the series of three focuses on connecting directly to the humanity in art, a skill that can extend beyond the painting. The workshops will include exercises meant to explore the difference but interplay between subjective and objective responses to the work of art.

Registration via ZOOM, approximately 1 hour long, limit 20 participants

Register at: https://holycross.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwldeCqpz4tHdFB96Ru73DG35MsCY3ZPdn6
More Information: Website: https://www.holycross.edu/iris-and-b-gerald-cantor-art-galle...
E-mail: prosenbl@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-3356
Entered by: Cantor Art Gallery (cantorart@holycross.edu)

Created: January 28, 2021 at 2:31 PM
Last Modified: January 28, 2021 at 2:32 PM

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