In conjunction with its exhibition on British artist Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959), the National Sporting Library in Middleburg, Virginia will host a full-day symposium on Saturday, February 9, 2008.
Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis and early registration is encouraged. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Tobey, Director of Research, at 540-687-6542 ext. 25 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Library’s website is http://www.nsl.org.
Munnings is among the most renowned painters of equestrian and sporting subjects of the twentieth century. The exhibition at the Library, curated by Elizabeth Manierre, is part of an international commemoration of the 100th birthday of Paul Mellon (1907-1999). The exhibition is on view at the Library through March 29, 2008.
The symposium, Reflections on a Life of Art and Sport: A Symposium on the Work of Sir Alfred Munnings, will feature lectures by four art historians followed by a panel discussion and reception. Speakers include Mitchell Merling (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts), Diane Roe (Sir Alfred Munnings Museum), Angus Trumble (Yale Center for British Art), and Lorian Peralta-Ramos.
National Sporting Library
P.O. Box 1335
Middleburg, VA 20118
540-687-6542 x 25
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