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Michener Art Museum explores the work of Auguste Rodin

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Sculpture and jazz
Michener Art Museum: “Rodin: The Human Experience — Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections” features bronze casts of works by Auguste Rodin Feb. 28-June 14 in the Paton|Smith|Della Penna-Fernberger Galleries. Included are his famous “Burghers of Calais,” elements from “The Gates of Hell” (where “The Thinker” comes from), as well as depictions of writers Victor Hugo and Honoré de Balzac, composer Gustav Mahler, the artist Claude Lorraine, one of Rodin’s favorite dancers, Hanako; and his portrayal of God, which is also a self-portrait. The museum is at 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $18, $17 for seniors, $16 for students, $8 for youths 6-18.
A Jazz Night event with saxophonist Noah Preminger and his quartet coincides with opening night of the Rodin exhibit 8 to 11 p.m. Feb. 28. The all-inclusive evening features an hors d’oeuvre reception, access to the galleries, hearty appetizers and desserts and the concert. Tickets are available in advance only for $53, $25 for students with a paying adult.
Visit www.michenerartmuseum.org or call (215) 340-9800.

Auguste Rodin, Monumental Head of the Shade, executed about 1880, bronze, Musée Rodin cast II/IV, 1995, 26 ½ x 14 ¼ x 15 ½ in., Collection of Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation [1.9MB JPG]

Auguste Rodin, Monumental Head of the Shade, executed about 1880, bronze, Musée Rodin cast II/IV, 1995, 26 ½ x 14 ¼ x 15 ½ in., Collection of Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

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