Las Vegas Sun

September 17, 2014

Currently: 90° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Courtesy

Painting Women: Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) presents “Painting Women: Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” opening February 14, 2014.

The exhibition will feature a series of paintings portraying female artists as confident practitioners of their craft, as well as a survey of work by women artists including Mary Cassatt, Georgia O’Keeffe and Berthe Morisot. A portrait by French painter Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, a predecessor and role model to the artists showcased, will introduce the series. The works will be arranged thematically from the 1870s, the era when fine arts training programs first became available to women, to the mid-20th century when women (like their male counterparts) adopted more abstract, modern styles. The exhibit also will include examples of successful artistic partnerships between men and women, such as the work of Philip and Lilian Hale.

The exhibit will be on view February 14, 2014 through October 23, 2014. Tickets are $16 for general admission; $13 for Nevada residents and seniors 65 and older; and $11 for students, teachers and military with valid ID. Children 12 and younger are free.

Event is ongoing: Until Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Mondays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fridays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas

Cost: Free - $16

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Gallery

Related links:

Event posted Nov. 14, 2013
Last updated May 1, 2014

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks

Today

Recycled Percussion
The Quad
Olivia Newton-John
Flamingo
Forever Doo Wop
The Riviera | 7 p.m.

Thursday

Paranormal
Bally's Las Vegas
Movies in the Square
Town Square
Fantasy Circus
Baobab Stage

Friday

Ja-Makin’-Me Laugh
The D | 14:30:00
Recess Fridays
Encore Beach Club | 12:00:00
The Beatles LOVE
Love Theater | 19:00:00

Saturday

Las Vegas Jazz Festival
JW Marriott
Flavors of the Heart
World Market Center | time TBA
iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand Garden Arena

Sunday

Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve
Krewella
Daylight Beach Club
Sunday Brunch
Tao Beach

Monday

Human Experience at The Beat
The Beat Coffeehouse
Forever Motor City
The Riviera | 9 p.m.
Michael Monge
Wynn Las Vegas

Tuesday

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Stitch Factory Fashion Speaker Series
300 N. Las Vegas Blvd. Ste. 120