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A Collector’s Story with Diane DeMell Jacobsen

Oct 13, 6:00 PM–7:00 PM

John L. Santikos Auditorium

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Add to Calendar 10/13/2023 6:00 PM 10/13/2023 7:00 PM America/Chicago A Collector’s Story with Diane DeMell Jacobsen

Diane DeMell Jacobsen is one of the foremost private collectors of American art in the country. Much of her impressive collection is on long-term loan to various art museums across the United States, including SAMA. In this rare presentation, she shares her journey as an art collector and behind-the-scenes stories from American Made: Paintings and Sculpture from the DeMell Jacobsen Collection.


DeMell Jacobsen is a successful business executive, international affairs scholar, community leader, and passionate collector of American art. Jacobsen’s collection of nearly 400 works of American art is nationally recognized for its depth and breadth of museum-quality paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts. Ranging from the eighteenth century to today, the encyclopedic, scholarly survey stresses the formation of a national character and shows the unique history of American art through the majority of important art movements. 
 

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Diane DeMell Jacobsen is one of the foremost private collectors of American art in the country. Much of her impressive collection is on long-term loan to various art museums across the United States, including SAMA. In this rare presentation, she shares her journey as an art collector and behind-the-scenes stories from American Made: Paintings and Sculpture from the DeMell Jacobsen Collection.


DeMell Jacobsen is a successful business executive, international affairs scholar, community leader, and passionate collector of American art. Jacobsen’s collection of nearly 400 works of American art is nationally recognized for its depth and breadth of museum-quality paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts. Ranging from the eighteenth century to today, the encyclopedic, scholarly survey stresses the formation of a national character and shows the unique history of American art through the majority of important art movements. 
 

Lectures and Artist Conversations are made possible by generous support from the Louis A. and Frances B. Wagner lecture fund. 

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