Symposium: “Norman Rockwell, American Art, and the Movies”
Friday, September 24, 2010, 3 PM
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Eighth and G Streets NW, Washington, D.C.
McEvoy Auditorium, Lower Level
Three distinguished scholars join senior curator Virginia Mecklenburg in an exploration of American art and the movies. Professors Katherine Manthorne, The Graduate Center, City University of New York; Erika Doss, University of Notre Dame; and curator James Deutsch of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, discuss the links between art and film from the days of silent movies to the epics of the 1940s. A reception will follow. The event is free, but registration is required. To register, please visit:
www.rockwell.eventbrite.com or call (202) 633-8490.
This program and the exhibition Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Booz Allen Hamilton has provided generous support as the corporate sponsor of the exhibition. The Museum also gratefully acknowledges the contributions of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.
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