Scott Schweigert on American Impressionism and The Lure of the Artists’ Colony
Curator of Art and Civilization at the Reading Public Museum, Scott Schweigert is the curator of the exhibition American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony and is a specialist in European art of the seventeenth century. Join Schweigert for a discussion on the emergence of artists’ colonies during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as it relates to the American Impressionists. Learn more about the effect that these colonies had on artists’ creativity, including the ability to collaborate, teach, and experiment in their work. American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony features a large collection of oil paintings and works on paper from the collection of the Reading Public Museum. American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony will be on view at the Nevada Museum of Art May 14 – August 14, 2016.
Support for the Art Bite series comes from Nevada Arts Council and Nevada Humanities.