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Media Advisory - Season opens at Agnes Etherington Art Centre featuring a new Bader exhibit

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

KINGSTON – Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University is offering media a special opportunity to tour the exhibition Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges with Dr Jacquelyn N. Coutré, Bader Curator/Researcher of European Art.


Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges features more than 30 works of art by Rembrandt and his circle as a celebration of the artist and his wide-reaching impact, marking the 350th anniversary of his death. Highlighting beautiful works from The Bader Collection by Rembrandt, Jan Lievens, Isaac de Jouderville and others, as well as numerous North American loans, this exhibition is an extraordinary investigation of experimentation, emulation and ambition in seventeenth century Holland.

Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges is part of a global celebration of the Year of Rembrandt marking the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. Leiden circa 1630: Rembrandt Emerges is the only Year of Rembrandt exhibition developed in Canada.


The media tour will take place on Thursday, September 19 from 4 to 4:30 pm, ahead of Agnes’s Season Launch Reception held later on the same day. Dr Jacquelyn Coutré, Bader Curator and researcher of European Art, and Jan Allen, Director, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, will be available for interviews. This is Dr. Coutré’s final week at the Agnes.

The media are asked to confirm their attendance by Tuesday, September 17.


Kate Yüksel

343-333-5478 or kate.yuksel@queensu.ca

Anne Craig, Media Relations Officer

613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca