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GALLERY TALK: A Moment Away from Obsolescence

October 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission, no advance reservation required

with Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator

Anna Held Audette’s paintings of industrial buildings, machinery, and landscapes that she described as “a moment away from obsolescence” prompt reflection on the societies that created and abandoned them. Join the curator for a consideration of history and the environment in Audette’s work.

Learn more about our exhibition Abandon in Place: The Worlds of Anna Audette, on view September 30, 2023—January 28, 2024

Image: Anna Held Audette (1938–2013), Scrap Metal V, 1990. Oil on canvas, 70 ½ x 80 in., Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of Louis G. Audette, 2022.24
This exhibition has been made possible by the generous support of CT Humanities, the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, HSB, The Aeroflex Foundation, The David T. Langrock Foundation, Mrs. Kathryn Parsons and Mr. J. Geddes Parsons, Mr. Wayne Harms and Mrs. Barbara Harms, Mr. and Mrs. Jeb Embree, as well as donors to the Museum’s Annual Fund.


October 18, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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