Head of an old man in a black cap
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Lecture: Uncommon Curiosity

November 2, 2023, 6:15 pm7:15 pm


Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Art, Life, Legacy: Northern European Paintings in the Collection of Isabel and Alfred Bader, this lecture explores the curiosity that fueled Alfred Bader’s and Rembrandt’s pursuits. The discussion will be led by Betsy Wieseman, curator and head of Northern European Paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. A public reception will follow.

This drop-in experience is included with Museum admission and is free for Members. Come prepared for your visit by reserving tickets at the door or online.


Presenting Sponsor:
Bader Philanthropies, Inc. logo


Media Sponsor
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Programs supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.
Dutch Culture USA logo


The Milwaukee Art Museum extends its sincere thanks to the 2023 Visionaries.
Mark and Debbie Attanasio
Donna and Donald Baumgartner
Murph Burke
Joel and Caran Quadracci
Sue and Bud Selig
Jeff and Gail Yabuki and the Yabuki Family Foundation


Image: Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Head of an Old Man in a Cap (detail), ca. 1630. Oil on panel. 9 9/16 × 8 in. (24.3 × 20.3 cm). Kingston, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Gift of Alfred and Isabel Bader, 2003, acc. no. 46-031