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Curator’s Choice Lecture: Scenery, Story, Spirit

Peter John Brownlee, PhD, highlights particular trends in painting and sculpture of the U.S. made during the century extending from the Second Great Awakening of the early 1800s to the Great Depression of the 1930s.

When: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 5:30 p.m.

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Not available

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Lectures

Description:

Exploring the cultural contexts in which American art evolved during this period, the lecture touches on key historical developments as addressed in landscape, genre, still-life, and portrait paintings, as well as in selected sculptures, currently on view in Scenery, Story Spirit: American Painting and Sculpture from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Curator’s Choice is an innovative lecture series featuring prominent speakers hand-picked by the Museum’s curators. Distinguished experts offer fresh perspectives on the visual arts and provide stimulating opportunities for discovery to adults in the Santa Barbara community. This Curator’s Choice lecture is sponsored by the curatorial support group, Dead Artists Society.

Free for SBMA Members/Regular admission for Non-Members

Phone: 805-963-4364

Event posted April 11, 2012
Last updated April 11, 2012

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