Department of Art & Art History Field Trip to the Dallas Museum of Art Spring 2019
On February 27, a group of 45+ students and faculty from Baylor's Art and Art History Department traveled to the Dallas Museum of Art to view the exhibition: "Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist". Attendees were also able to see the DMA's extensive collections as well as the Nasher and Crowe Museum of Asian Art. Transportation and admission was paid for by the Allbritton Art Institute.
Students enrolled in Dr. Meagan Labunski's Art 4355 'Special Topics in Modern Art' course traveled to Ft Worth, Texas to visit the Modern Museum of Art. Students not only saw the permanent collection, the special exhibition 'New Works' by Robert Mueck'.
Fourteen students enrolled in Dr. Sean DeLouche's ART 3358 'Impressionism and Post-Impressionism' course traveled with their professor, AAI Assistant Director, Dodi Holland and Events, Acquisitions and Asset Manager, Adair McGregor to Dallas, Texas to visit the Dallas Museum of Art. Students not only saw the permanent collection, but special exhibitions, "Mexico 1900-1950" and "Daumier's Prints".
Twenty-one students enrolled in Dr. Sean DeLouche’s 1300 Intro to Art and 4362 Modern European Art classes traveled with their professor and AAI Assistant Director, Dodi Holland and Events, Acquisitions and Asset Manager, Adair McGregor to Ft. Worth to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art and the Kimbell Art Museum. Students saw two special exhibitions, American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood at the Amon Carter and Gustav Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye at the Kimbell, as well as, the permanent collections of both museums.
Students enrolled in Dr. Sean DeLouche's ART 4362 'Modern European Art' class visited the Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University to view 19th century photographs from the Pearce Museum including carte-de-visites!
Students enrolled in Dr. Sean DeLouche's ART 1300 classes visited the Jennings Collection of Medieval Manuscripts at Moody Library at Baylor University. Sha Towers, Art Liason Librarian and the Director of Library Liaison Services, and Beth Farwell, the Director of Central Libraries, gave the students a private tour of the medieval illuminated manuscripts, the oldest of which dates from c. 1070.
Fifteen students in Dr. Sean DeLouche's 19th Century and Intro to Art classes, as well as Dr. Nathan Elkins, Art History and AAI Staff, Dodi Holland and Adair McGregor traveled to Ft. Worth to visit the collections of the Kimbell Museum of Art and the Ft. Worth Modern Museum of Art. Specifically students saw two special exhibitions: Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye (Kimbell) and Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic (Modern); as well as the museums' permanent collections. The Caillebotte exhibition was a rare treat for any lover of art history since this is the first exhibition dedicated to the artist since the 1970's.
Twelve students enrolled in ART 4355 20th Century Photography and Theory, ART 3336 Photography II, ART 4339 Advanced Photography traveled with Dr. Amy DaPonte (AAI), Professor Michael Darough, Assistant Director Dodi Holland (AAI) and EAA Manager Adair McGregor (AAI) to Fort Worth on October 22, 2015, to see special exhibitions at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art and the Ft. Worth Modern Museum of Art. The exhibitions of note included Focal Points: New to the Photography Collection and That Day:Laura Wilson at the Amon Carter and Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic at the The Modern Museum of Art as well as both institution’s Permanent Collections.
Fifteen students enrolled in ART 4357 American Art traveled with Professor Karen Pope and AAI Assistant Director Dodi Holland to Fort Worth on November 21, 2014, to take advantage of art exhibitions at the Amon Carter, Kimbell Art, and Modern Art museums. In addition to these permanent collections, the Amon Carter’s exhibition, Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River was important to their studies in American Art. The Kimbell’s Impressionist Portraits from the Musee d’Orsay was a must see for any Institute student.
The Institute co-sponsored the Annual Art Department/AAI Field Trip. In 2014, thirty-seven students and twelve faculty/staff participated in a trip to Houston on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, that included viewing the collections at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Menil, as well as a special viewing of James Turrell’s 'Twilight Epiphany' on the Rice University campus.