A floral still life painting featuring many colorful flowers.

Rachel Ruysch, Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1704, oil on canvas, Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund, et al., 1995.67.

Art Chat: A Delight for the Senses: The Still Life

Museum of Art Lobby

Free with admission


Enjoy a lively conversation with a docent during our daily Art Chats. Take a closer look at the humble genre of still life painting while exploring nearly 250 years of the tradition, from the Dutch Golden Age to America’s Gilded Age.

Just drop in. Meet in the lobby outside of the CMOA Store.