Symposium: Perspectives on Modernism in Mexico

Ellen Roberts, the Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art, hosts this symposium featuring scholars who address artists represented in the special exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection who explored social and political change in Mexico after the Revolution. The symposium features Esther Gabara, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor of Romance Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University, James Oles, Senior Lecturer in the Art Department at Wellesley College and adjunct curator of Latin American art at the Davis Museum, and Dafne Cruz Porchini, researcher and Professor at Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM).

A full schedule of events will be available soon. 

Members Free / Non-members pay Museum admission

These programs are made possible with support from the Gayle and Paul Gross Education Endowment Fund

The Norton Museum of Art COVID-19 Policies


The health and safety of our guests is a top priority for the Norton Museum. Beginning October 1, 2021, guests (ages 12+) visiting the Norton Museum of Art will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 professionally administered PCR test taken within 72 hours; or a negative COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test conducted within 24 hours; OR voluntarily show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (together with a valid photo ID for ages 18+). 
"At-home” COVID-19 tests are not accepted. Professionally administered tests only.

Masks are required at all times regardless of negative tests or vaccination status,
except when visiting the Museum Garden or while actively eating or drinking in The Restaurant or Great Hall

This policy is based on guidance and recommendations issued by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other authoritative or controlling government-issued health standards.

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