The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art invites you to Building a Legacy: Collecting American Paintings for Kansas City—A Symposium in Honor of Crosby and Bebe Kemper. The symposium also celebrates the publication of The Collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: American Paintings to 1945.
Speakers and their topics:
Dr. Carrie Rebora Barratt, Metropolitan Museum of Art, on John Singleton Copley
Dr. Sarah Burns, Indiana University, on Winslow Homer and Eastman Johnson
Dr. Erika Doss, University of Notre Dame, on Thomas Hart Benton
Dr. Kathleen Foster, Philadelphia Museum of Art, on Thomas Eakins
Dr. Erica Hirshler, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on John Singer Sargent
Dr. Franklin Kelly, National Gallery of Art, on Frederic Edwin Church
Dr. Bruce Robertson, University of California, Santa Barbara, on William Sidney Mount
Additional information and event registration will be available at nelson-atkins.org beginning May 31. Questions regarding the symposium can be directed to the Department of American Art at email@example.com or by calling 816.751.1335.
The Collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: American Paintings to 1945 will be available June 1 through the Museum Store or University of Washington Press.
Margaret C. Conrads
Samuel Sosland Curator of American Art
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64111
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