The Ghent Altarpiece

Lecture with Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, September 18, 2014
11:00am – 12:00 pm

Frye Auditorium

The Van Eyck brothers’ foundational work of Northern Renaissance painting, completed 1432, is a dazzling evocation of naked flesh, glittering jewels, luxurious fabrics and lush landscapes.

Jan van Eyck (ca. 1390-1441). God the Father (detail from the Ghent Altarpiece). Cathedral of St. Bavo, Ghent, Belgium. Photo: Scala / Art Resource, NY


On a space-available basis, tickets may be available for purchase on the day of each lecture. Tickets are released first-come, first-served. Individual tickets for each Thursday night lecture and reception are $11 members/ seniors/ students/ teachers/ artists; $16 nonmembers. Individual tickets for Thursday and Friday morning lectures are $10 members/ seniors/ students/ teachers/ artists; $15 nonmembers.


In the event that all tickets have been reserved for a paid program, standby numbers will be distributed at the information desk on a first come, first served basis beginning one hour prior to the program. Should seats become available, numbers will be called out in front of the auditorium fifteen minutes before the program begins and remaining tickets will be sold.