Francisco de Goya, Printmaker

Francisco de Goya, Printmaker
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4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Come explore the first comprehensive display of Francisco de Goya’s four major print series on the West Coast as we celebrate the opening of the exhibition I Saw It: Francisco de Goya, Printmaker. Join us for an interactive evening in the galleries featuring spotlight tours, live music and art-making activities.

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Fee:
Free with museum admission. Recommended for visitors of all ages.
Details:
No reservations needed.
Location:
Meets in Entrance Gallery

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