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Fri Oct 06 // 6:00 pm

Pregame Your Brain: Drunk Art History

Presented by Caveat

Get some post-work drinks in your face, and some brand new knowledge in your brain!  Stop by anytime 6pm - 8pm for $5 beer and $7 wine.

Learn quick new skills and science-based party tricks from experts. Several stations of experts will be set up around the space – grab a drink, and choose your own adventure.  Each week features experts on a different topic, so come back next week for all-new stuff! 

This week’s theme: Drunk Art History 

Are you going to a museum this weekend? Got a date at a gallery opening? Worried you'll come off uncultured because you don't QUITE know what the difference between Pre-Raphaelite and Post-Modern? WE GOT YOU.

Experts in a variety of art periods, styles and histories will school you with 15 minute lessons that will have you sounding like a casual master of aesthetic culture.

Diana Montano: "WTF Is Going on with Abstract Art"
Gene Wisniewski: "How to Sound Smart While Looking at Any Painting"
Gabriella Corey: "Spooky, Creepy Medieval Manuscripts"

Diana Montano is a history and culture enthusiast, storytelling fanatic, and overall life aficionado. She received her Masters in Museum Studies from NYU in 2015, and has worked for museums and consulting companies ever since. Most recently, she has joined the team at Lincoln Center as the Manager of Guided Tours, where amazing tour guides lead guests through the 50+ year old institution. She also likes whiskey, if you're buying.

Gene Wisniewski received his art education at the New York Academy of Art, The National Academy of Design, The New School, and L’Ecole Albert Defois in Vihiers, France. He has exhibited in galleries nationwide, including New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. He has fourteen years’ experience teaching and lecturing on visual art, and is the author of Art: Who, What, How, When, Where—and Especially, Why”.

Gabriella Corey After receiving a degree in the History of Art and Architecture from College of Charleston in 2013, Gabriella moved to Germany to travel and work. In September 2015, Gabriella completed her master’s thesis from the Universtiy of Glasgow on clocks and shifting temporality in Medieval western art. Currently, she is an Italian Auction Coordinator at artnet and gives guest lectures throughout the city on Byzantine and Medieval European Art and History.