According to Henri Matisse, “Modern Art is joy spread through Color.” Color, and its radical use, was fundamental to the artist’s practice. Come experience and understand Matisse’s employment of color, and look at works like Red Studio (1911) and Dance I (1909) in a whole new way.

Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

Sign language–interpreted Gallery Sessions are held every fourth Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.

Join us for lively conversations and engaging activities, facilitated by Museum educators, that offer insightful and unusual ways to engage with collections and special exhibitions.

Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free for members and Museum admission ticket holders. No registration is required.

FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.

Learn more about Adult Programs

  1. Friday, November 28, 2014,
    1:30 p.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  2. Thursday, October 2, 2014,
    1:30 p.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  3. Tuesday, September 23, 2014,
    1:30 p.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  4. Sunday, August 10, 2014,
    1:30 p.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  5. Saturday, July 26, 2014,
    1:30 p.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  6. Thursday, July 24, 2014,
    11:30 a.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  7. Saturday, July 12, 2014,
    1:30 p.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  8. Friday, June 27, 2014,
    11:30 a.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

  9. Sunday, May 25, 2014,
    11:30 a.m.

  10. Friday, May 23, 2014,
    11:30 a.m.

  11. Wednesday, April 30, 2014,
    11:30 a.m.

    Floor 5, Collection Galleries, Gallery 6

This event accompanies Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs.
This event is part of Gallery Sessions.