Show and Smell: Five Moments of Art and Fragrance
Taught by Jessica Murphy
Jessica Murphy is an art historian and educator who works in visitor engagement at the Brooklyn Museum. She’s also a freelance writer and she happens to be obsessed with perfume, so she’s been contributing fragrance reviews to the leading perfume blog Now Smell This since 2007 and teaching at the Brainery and other venues since 2015. She’s always looking for new ways to connect her passions for art, fragrance, history, and popular culture. Jessica blogs at Perfume Professor.
Cultivate and educate your senses in this “show-and-smell” session held at the Brooklyn Museum. We’ll make five stops in the galleries, sniffing specific fragrance notes and learning about overlapping moments in perfume history and art history.
Whether you want to brush up (pun intended) on Impressionism or find out what kind of fragrance a Renaissance noblewoman would have worn, this multi-sensory class will give your eyes and nose something to enjoy.
Attendance for this class is limited to 15. Details about exact meeting location at the Brooklyn Museum will be emailed to registrants the day before the class.