Claude Monet's Antibes (Afternoon Effect) painting of a city on a rocky shore

Coffee with a Curator – sold out

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December 6, 2023 @ 10:30am 11:30am

dalí & the impressionists: monet, renoir, degas & more

Join us for this installment of our Coffee with a Curator series where Museum Staff or invited guests speak on a range of Dalí-inspired topics.

In conjunction with our special exhibition, Dalí & the Impressionists: Monet, Renoir, Degas & More, this month’s talk will feature exhibit curator Dr. William Jeffett as he explores a diverse selection of 22 French Impressionist paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by 18 leading Impressionist artists, demonstrating the depth of Dalí’s engagement with the movement.

Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater (registration required), with overflow seating available in the Raymond James Community Room or live on YouTube (link below).

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William Jeffett headshot

Dr. William Jeffett, Curator of Special Exhibitions

Dr. William Jeffett received his Doctorate from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. He also holds degrees from Oxford University, Yale University and University of Texas. Before joining The Dalí Museum, Dr. Jeffett was Curator at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at University of East Anglia (UK). At The Dalí, he is responsible for the direction, curation, organization and co-ordination of exhibition programs; writing and editing of exhibition catalogs and other interpretative material, including the interpretation of works by Dali; and research on the permanent collection. 

Dr. Jeffett contributes to the expansion of the Museum’s collection through seeking and recommending acquisitions. He is an active researcher and writer for The Dalí and other museums, research institutes and universities. He has published numerous exhibition catalogs and articles devoted to Salvador Dalí, other related artists and contemporary art. Dr. Jeffett has curated many shows for the Museum and other influential institutions, including the Fundacio Joan Miro (Barcelona), Fundacio “La Caixa” (Madrid) and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid). He curated Dalí and Duchamp with Dawn Ades for The Dalí and Royal Academy (London).