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New Canaan Library is pleased to welcome Peter C. Sutton, Executive Director of the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, Connecticut, as guest lecturer for the 7th Annual Stoddard Art Lecture. Mr. Sutton will speak about the recent renovation and the renewed vision for the museum with his lecture titled The Bruce: Present and Future. The lecture will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room, preceded by a light reception at 6 p.m. Please register to attend online at newcanaanlibrary.org.
Peter C. Sutton is Executive Director of the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut. Previous positions in his career include curatorial posts in Philadelphia and Boston, heading the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut, and Senior Director of Christie’s Old Master Paintings Department. He was educated at Harvard and received a doctorate from Yale. Dr. Sutton has written extensively on Northern Baroque paintings and drawings and organized many exhibitions of Dutch and Flemish art as well as French 19th and 20th Century painting. In addition to surveys of Dutch genre and landscape painting, he has organized monographic exhibitions of Pieter de Hooch (1998), Michiel Sweerts (2002), Jan van der Heyden (2006-07), and Alfred Sisley (2017).