THE LADD LECTURE

The Ladd Lecture is an ongoing series of lectures by distinguished experts from across the United States.  
It is dedicated to a greater understanding and enjoyment of the visual arts.

GRACIOUSLY SPONSORED BY MRS. FRANK A. LADD IN MEMORY OF MR. FRANK A. LADD


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THE LOUVRE September 12, 2019 
7:00 PM FREE LECTURE
Concert Hall Theater, Amarillo College

DR. RICHARD BRETTELL
will take lecture attendees on an unforgettable journey through the history of one of the world's iconic museums, the Louvre. With an overview of its history as a virtually abandoned urban palace, to the national showcase it has become, you will be enlightened about its architecture and transformation into one of the world’s most important museums. In addition to the rich institutional history of the Louvre, you will hear about some of the most beautiful and renowned examples from the museum's remarkable collection, including works by Raphael, Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Rubens and Vermeer, as well as hidden gems. Whether an art novice or an expert, everyone will be entertained and enlightened by this exploration of the Louvre and its colorful history.

6 PM COCKTAIL BUFFET
by Chef Ben Pacheco of the Amarillo Club with Culinary Director, Becky McKinley
Amarillo Museum of Art
$40 per person
AMoA Alliance Reception Co-Chairmen: Amanda Jarnagin and Amanda Morrison
Purchase Tickets Online

RECEPTION SPONSORS
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gilliland     
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Phillips     
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Smith

Amarillo National Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bivins
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Caviness
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Durrett
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jarnagin
Mr. and Mrs. John Marmaduke
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Mitchell
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Morrison
Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Street

Mrs. William Attebury
Mr. and Mrs. Robbin Dawson
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fancher
Dr. Mitchell Jones Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Kibbey
Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Morrison
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Oeschger
Dr. and Mrs. Wayne Paullus
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Peterson
Mr. and Mrs. Perry Williams
Ms. Barbara Yingling



IS GOOD TASTE TEACHABLE? DEVELOPING A QUALITY INSTINCT September 27, 2018
Maxwell Anderson
American art historian, author and non-profit executive

ARCHITECTURE THAT MAKES LIVES BETTER September 14, 2017
Lawrence “Larry” Speck, FAIA

BECOMING MONET September 22, 2016
George Shackelford
Kimbell Art Museum, Deputy Director

A MODERN DAY MONUMENTS MAN September 17, 2015
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Scott DeJesse
Civil Affairs Officer in Art, Monuments, and Archives

LOUISE NEVELSON October 9, 2014
Maria Nevelson
Granddaughter of Louise Nevelson and founder of the Louise Nevelson Foundation

YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY: A SPECIAL PLACE September 26, 2013
Jock Reynolds, Henry J. Heinz II
Director, Yale University Art Gallery

THE PURSUIT OF QULAITY: COLLECTING FOR THE KIMBELL ART MUSEUM Sept. 27, 2012
Dr. Eric M. Lee
Director, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX

TEMPLE SCULPTURE FROM INDIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA: THEMES AND VARIATIONS September 8, 2011
Dr. Pratapaditya Pal
Internationally renowned Nepalese, Indian and Tibetan art scholar. With two Ph. D’s, twenty-two major museum exhibitions, two hundred seventy publications, twenty editorships, eight professional appointments, eight university teaching positions, twenty-plus fellowships and awards, too many lectures to count, it is hard to believe that Dr. Pal’s resume belongs to one man. Dr. Pal was awarded a Padma Shri by the President of India in 2009. 
In honor of Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price

FRENCH IMPRESSIONISM IN TEXAS COLLECTIONS April 8, 2010
Dr. Richard Brettell
Former Professor at The University of Texas, Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, Yale University, and Harvard University.  He is currently the Margaret M. McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetic Studies and the Edith O’Donnell Distinguished Chairat the University of Texas at Dallas.

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR MUSEUMS April 15, 2009
Dr. John Walsh

Former Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum

AN EVENING WITH DR. PILLSBURY September 11, 2007
Dr. Edmund Pillsbury
Former Director of the Kimbell Art Museum