Special Programs
Tertulias de Arte Hispano

Our new, donor-exclusive online program, Tertulias de Arte Hispano, will take place Live on YouTube on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Hosted by Philippe de Montebello, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and joined by one of the curators, librarians, or conservators of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, these lively conversations will explore the museum and library’s extensive collections.

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Upcoming:

May 4, 2021

Dr. Patrick Lenaghan, Head of the Department of Prints and Photographs, will discuss the work of Photographer Ruth Matilda Anderson 

June 1, 2021

Head of Conservation Hélène Fontoira Marzin will present her recent conservation research 

July 6, 2021

Dr. Jerrilynn Dodds will discuss the 10th-century Pyxis by Khalif from Madinat Al-Zahra

 

PAST PROGRAMS:


May 5, 2020

Dr. Marcus B. Burke, Senior Curator of Painting, Drawings, and Metalworks, discussed the painting, El Costeño, by Mexican artist José Agustín Arrieta

 


June 5, 2020

Dr. Patrick Lenaghan, Head of the Department of Prints and Photographs, discussed Photographs from Latin America

 


July 7, 2020

Hélène Fontoira, Head of Conservation, discussed The Treatment & Conservation of Luisa Roldán’s Heads of Saint John the Baptist and Saint Paul

 


August 4, 2020

Dr. Margaret Connors McQuade, Assistant Director & Curator of Decorative Arts, discussed Ceramic Traditions from Puebla de los Angeles (Mexico)

 


September 1, 2020

Vanessa Pintado, Assistant Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, discussed her recent work on La Celestina, [Comedia de Calisto y Melibea], published in Burgos in 1499

 


October 6, 2020

Dr. Margaret Connors McQuade, Acting Director & Curator of Decorative Arts, discussed “Noble Tastes for Búcaros de Indias: Mexican and Chilean Pottery from the 17th and 18th Centuries”

 


November 10, 2020

Dr. Patrick Lenaghan, Head Curator of Prints and Photographs, discussed the Hispanic Society Museum & Library’s collection of Don Quixote prints

 


December 8, 2020

Dr.  James Anno, Associate Curator of European Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, discussed the exhibition, Glory of Spain: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

 


January 12, 2021

Dr. Sebastián Zubieta, Music Director at Americas Society, discussed the Hispanic Society’s Olmeda Collection

 


February 2, 2021

Dr. Margaret Connors McQuade, Acting Director & Curator of Decorative Arts, discussed “Chocolateros & Mancerinas: The Craze for Chocolate in the Hispanic World”


March 2, 2021 

Monica Katz, Objects Conservator and Collections Manager, discussed “Lustrous Luxury: Lacquer Objects from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library’s Collection”


April 6, 2021 

Dr. Marcus Burke, Senior Curator of Painting, Drawings, and Metalworks, will discuss Pancho Fierro’s Holy Week Procession on the Calle de San Agustín, Lima