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All public programs are free, open to the public, and take place at the Rose unless otherwise noted.

Academic and Public programs at the Rose Art Museum are supported in part by a generous gift from Ann Tanenbaum and in part by the Foundation for MetroWest.

Annette Lemieux's work Left Right Left Right

Opening Celebration for the Rose's Spring Exhibitions

February 13, 2020, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us to celebrate two brand new exhibitions before they open to the public. Get a first look at "Dora Garcia: Love with Obstacles" and a new selections from the Rose collection.

Annette Lemieux, Left Right Left Right, 1995. 108 x 192 x 24 in. (274.32 x 487.68 x 60.96 cm), 30 photolithographs on museum board, wood poles, screws. Hays Purchase Fund. Courtesy of Annette Lemieux and Kent Fine Art. .

People sitting at a table in yellow chairs reading to engage with The Meeting Game

Artist Talk: Caroline Woolard

February 29, 2020, 2 p.m.

Caroline Woolard, the 2019-20 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence, presents a talk in the space of her Rose project "INDEX: The Meeting."

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Two visitors at the Rose looking towards something intensely

Close Looking: William Villalongo, "Vanitas," 2017

March 18, 2020, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

In this session, James Mandrell (Romance Studies) and María Durán (Romance Studies) will discuss "Vanitas" by William Villalongo on view at the Rose. 

Photo by Carlie Febo.

Person in galleries looking closely at an unseen work of art

Close Looking: Annette Lemieux, "Left Right Left Right," 1995

April 1, 2020, 12 p.m.

In this session, Muna Guvenc (Fine Arts) and Sheida Soleimani (Fine Arts) will discuss "Left Right Left Right" by Annette Lemieux on view at the Rose. 

Photo by Carlie Febo.