Cultural Event Listings At Pace University

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Wednesdays in October 2013

Beginning October 9

Pace Presents

Art History Alive with DR. JANETTA REBOLD BENTON

France's Fascinating Art:

From the Great Medieval Cathedrals to Post-Impressionism

at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts 

Doors at 10:00am, Talks begin at 11:00am

Tickets - $25 per lecture or full series for $80


Travel vicariously through the ages with acclaimed scholar Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton as these richly illustrated lectures examine the highpoints of architecture, sculpture, painting, and decorative arts in France, from the late Middle Ages through Post-Impressionism (approximately 1000-1900).


Wednesday, October 9 2013

The Middle Ages  

Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals, sculpture, and stained glass. 


Wednesday, October 16 2013

Renaissance and Baroque  

Chateaux of the Loire Valley; Poussin, Louis XIV at Versailles. 


Wednesday, October 23 2013

Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, & Realism 

Boucher, David, Gericault, Manet.  


Wednesday, October 30 2013

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism  

Monet, Renoir, Degas, van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, Seurat. 


The conversation continues with a group lunch with the Lecturer following each talk for only $25.  Limited space available.  To purchase a series or lunch with the Lecturer, please call the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts box office at 212-346-1715.  


Tickets to all events are available for purchase now:

  • Online at
  • By phone via The Ovation Tix Call Center at (866) 811-4111
  • In person in advance at The Michael Schimmel Center Box Office, open Mon-Fri from 1pm-6pm beginning August 27.
  • Day of Show at The Michael Schimmel Center starting two hours before curtain.   

Pace Presents performances take place at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan. Located adjacent to The World Trade Center, Brooklyn Bridge and City Hall, Pace Presents' 670-seat Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts is readily and easily accessible by car, bus, subway and PATH train.  The room offers ample space for groups but is small enough to provide flawless sightlines and truly intimate performances.  Competitive ticket pricing is aimed at enticing New Yorkers of all types to visit and explore the best music, theatre and dance that the world has to offer.   Student tickets, available to enrollees at any University, High School or Junior High School in the New York area, are only $5 for any performance in the Pace Presents season with a valid student ID.


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