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Sightlines Tour:

Dream States

Exploring the Subconscious
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:30pm

Art Museum Galleries

Katia Kiefaber ’17, Art Museum Advisory Board Fellow

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Crijn Hendricksz. Volmarijn (Dutch, ca. 1604-1645), Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh's Butler and Baker (detail), ca. 1631-1637
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How do artists portray dreams—whether they be life goals, dream-like states of consciousness, or literal dreams? This tour examines art from a wide range of time periods, looking at how different types of dreaming strongly influence our emotions. Visitors on this tour will have a chance to see highlights of the collection through a specific lens and explore how each object affects their understanding of how we dream.