"Whistler and His Circle in Venice" at the Corcoran Gallery of Art runs through May 5. It will also be seen in New York at the Grolier Club from Sept. 17 to Nov. 22. The companion show, "Whistler in Venice: The Pastels," is on view at the Freer Gallery of Art through June 15. This is the first of three Whistler shows at the Freer during 2003 to mark the centennial of the artist's death.
The Freer is at 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW on the Mall. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. The Corcoran is located at New York Avenue and 17th Street NW and is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., to 9 p.m. on Thursdays. The museum is closed Tuesdays. Admission is $5 for adults; $8 for families; $3 for seniors and member guests; $1 for students with valid ID.
Corcoran curator Eric Denker will give three Friday gallery talks on the exhibition, on March 7, March 28 and April 4, starting at noon. He will also give a slide lecture on March 10 at 7 p.m. ($10 for members, $15 for non-members.)
Kenneth John Myers, associate curator of American art at the Freer, will give a gallery talk at the Freer on "Whistler in Venice: The Pastels," Tuesday at noon. Admission is free.