Friends Auxiliary: Lecture & Luncheon Series
Marlene Strauss – The Collecting Cone Sisters of Baltimore
Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center
5150 Town Center Cir
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta, the Cone Sisters of Baltimore, spent their lives in happy spinsterhood, traveling the world together. Amongst their friends where some of the most important artists and thought leaders of the early 20th century, including Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and others. Together, the Cone Sisters built one of the world’s preeminent collections of Modern art. Marlene Strauss lectures annually at The Metropolitan Museum and 92Y in New York, the 21st Century Club in Cleveland, and The Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach. She has spoken at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Art Institute of Chicago, French Embassy in New York; and many museums throughout the US.
11:00 - 12:00pm Lecture
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
Three-part Series for Museum Members only: $225 + $25 Friends Annual Fee.
Single Tickets sold “as available” two weeks prior to each event – Members: $85, Non-Members: $95.
Series RSVP required by December 16, contact 561.392.2500 x 213 or email [email protected]