John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). (left) Simplon Pass: Reading, circa 1911. Opaque and translucent watercolor and wax resist with graphite underdrawing, 20 1/16 x 14 1/16 in. (51 x 35.7 cm). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund. Photograph © 2013 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; (right) Bedouins, circa 1905–6. Opaque and translucent watercolor, 18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by Special Subscription, 09.814

Members Preview and Reception Celebrating the Opening of John Singer Sargent Watercolors, April 3–4

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 1–6 p.m.

The Board of Trustees and Director of the Brooklyn Museum invite Members to attend the Members preview and reception celebrating the opening of the exhibition John Singer Sargent Watercolors.

Wednesday, April 3:

1–6 p.m.          Private exhibition viewing for Members

Thursday, April 4:

1–10 p.m.       Private exhibition viewing for Members

6–10 p.m.       Reception for Members

7 p.m.             In Conversation: Richard Ormond and Teresa A. Carbone*

*To reserve tickets for this exclusive discussion, RSVP by March 26 to the Membership Department at (718) 501-6326 or Please contact us for more information or to join and take part in this special evening!

Free parking for Thursday, April 4, is available in the Washington Avenue lot. The Museum Shop will be open until 10 p.m.