Upcoming Lectures

2024

Virtual How to Look: Romanticism

Tuesday, February 27, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

West Babylon Public Library


Survey the art of Romanticism with art historian Jay Schuck. Examine the major themes of the early 19th-century movement through the artwork of Theodore Gericault, Caspar David Friedrich, Francisco Goya, and more.

Women in Art History

Tuesday, March 5, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Rogers Memorial Library


Join art historian, Jay Schuck, as he surveys the life and work of prominent women in the arts through history. Artists discussed are Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Leyster, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Mary Cassatt and Georgia O'Keefe.

Virtual Women in Art History

Thursday, March 7, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey


Join art historian, Jay Schuck, as he surveys the life and work of prominent women in the arts through history. Artists discussed are Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Leyster, Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Mary Cassatt and Georgia O'Keefe.

Virtual Art Talk: Rembrandt

Thursday, March 28, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

West Babylon Public Library


Explore the life and work of one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age of Painting, Rembrandt van Rijn, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include: Rembrandt's self portraits, the Night Watch, and more.

How to Look: Impressionism

Tuesday, April 9, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Cold Spring Harbor Library


Survey the art of late 19th century Paris with art historian, Jay Schuck. Examine the major themes and styles of Impressionism through the artwork of Claude Monet, Édouard  Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and more. 

Virtual How to Look: The Dutch Golden Age of Painting

Tuesday, June 11, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Connetquot Public Library

Survey the art of the 17th century Dutch Republic with art historian, Jay Schuck. Explore the different genres of painting through the works of Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Jacob van Ruisdael and more in this informative art history lecture.

Plundered: The History of the Art Looted & Lost during World War II

Thursday, June 20, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Syosset Public Library

Join art historian, Jay Schuck, as he surveys the artwork stolen and lost during World War II. Examine the reasons why these works were targeted, the efforts taken to recover them, as well as the impact it has had on the art world today.

Art Talk: Johannes Vermeer

Thursday, June 27, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library


Explore the life and work of one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age of Painting, Johannes Vermeer, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Milkmaid, Girl with a Pearl Earring, the View of Delft, and more.

Art Talk: Botticelli

Thursday, July 18, from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Syosset Public Library

Explore the life and work of the Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Primavera, Birth of Venus, Mystical Nativity, and more.

Virtual How to Look: Romanticism

Tuesday, July 23, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Connetquot Public Library


Survey the art of Romanticism with art historian Jay Schuck. Examine the major themes of the early 19th-century movement through the artwork of Theodore Gericault, Caspar David Friedrich, Francisco Goya, and more.

Virtual How to Look: Impressionism

Tuesday, August 20, from 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Connetquot Public Library


Survey the art of late 19th century Paris with art historian, Jay Schuck. Examine the major themes and styles of Impressionism through the artwork of Claude Monet, Édouard  Manet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and more.