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Contact us at debbie@artfulcircle.com and ask for a FREE link to a replay of one of our live sessions.
See for yourself what an Art Gallery Virtual Visit with Artful Circle is like (except of course that it is not interactive because it is a recording of our live session). If you like the session, you will LOVE the series!

JOIN US! - ART IS JUST A CLICK AWAY!

Our Fall Season was a VIRTUAL success, so we are ready to start 2021 right away with a new season starting in January! For a full explanation of what our programs are all about, go to the PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS page on this website.

REGISTER FOR OUR NYC ART GALLERY SERIES

Cost: $300

Join us for a specially curated experience with a virtual twist to see the best and most current exhibitions at NYC's hottest galleries. This 10 session series will give you an insider's look at today's art scene with our original, expert and entertaining. Each live session is approximately one hour.

REGISTER NOW! It's never too late to join in the fun - even mid-series - because you can watch any missed sessions as recordings.

Art Gallery Series: 2021 Schedule

Group AGA / Tuesdays at 11am: Jan 5*, 12, 19*, 26, Feb 2*, 9, 16*, 23, Mar 2* and 9

Group AGB / Tuesdays at 7:00pm: Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 2 & 9

Group AGC / Wednesdays at 11am: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3 & 10

Group AGD / Wednesdays at 2pm: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3 & 10

* We will have an additional speaker, Bonni Stanley, for these sessions only

Click on the series day/time that best fits your schedule...

REGISTER FOR OUR ART HISTORY CLASS SERIES

Cost: $175

Post Impressionism & Belle Epoque: Van Gogh, Cezanne, Toulouse-Lautrec and more!

REGISTER NOW! It's never too late to join in the fun - even mid-series - because you can watch any missed sessions as recordings.

Group AHA / Tuesdays at 2pm: Jan 5, 19, 28, Feb 2, 16 & Mar 2

Group AHB / Thursdays at 11am: Jan 14, 28, Feb 11, 25 & Mar 11

Group AHC / THursdays at 5:30pm: Jan 14, 28, Feb 11, 25 & Mar 11

Click on the date/time listed below that works best for you.

PLUS - REGISTER FOR OUR POP-UP INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS!

THE JUDITH LEIBER LEGACY - Feb 22, 2021 at 11am, Cost: $40 per session
Join Artful Circle for an VIP talk with Ann Stewart, Leiber Collection Curator about the life of iconic handbag designer Judith Leiber and her husband, Gerson, a Modernist American Painter were a fascinating creative couple! Their talents were strong and singular, but when combined with their unique love story and passion for the arts, it was a match that is legendary. Together over 70 years, they shared an unbreakable bond personally and professionally until their death hours apart. She was 97 and he was 96 years old. Learn about Judith's rise to fame as a handbag designer to celebrities, American First Ladies, movie stars and more. Growing up as a Jew in Budapest, her circumstances were difficult. However, she stumbled into learning unique skills that would make her a master craftsperson in the world of fashion. When she met Gerson, a Jewish-American GI soldier from Pennsylvania, they fell in love and moved to New York. There, they grew an empire and built a museum to house their collections. The Leiber story is very special and one that would inspire anyone interested in fashion, art, World War II experiences, business, New York life, romance and more. See how their love for each other and pride in their accomplishments gave them the idea to share it all by building a museum for future generations to experience.

HOW TO BE AN ART DETECTIVE - March 1 and 8 at 11am, Cost: $40 per session

It's a lively look at art conservation through the history and science behind art materials, signature identification, spotting frauds and forgeries, and more. Get the inside scoop on this end of the art business with lots of real life examples and artfully fun stories.
Part One: Monday, March 1st at 11:00 am
Travel back in history and explore the almost infinite variety of materials used by artists from paints to canvas construction. See how the processes and artist equipment affects what you might encounter today, like paint craqueleur or water damage, and how they can be fixed by an art conservator with years of creativity and the knowledge of science behind him. Artists and art collectors will especially appreciate the professional tips about how to examine a painting and what to look out for, as well as enjoy artful stories.
Part Two: Monday, March 8th at 11:00 am
Alexander Katlan of Katlan Conservator, Inc. explains how to analyze a painting using magnification and ultraviolet examination, identify agents of deterioration and assess the condition of a work of art. Investigate alongside him as he shows examples of solving the mystery of signature and inscription identifications, as well as his experiences in how to setect a forgery, with examples of what to look for.