Programs & Events
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April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
SPRINGTIME SCHOLAR SERIES: Material Observations on Whittredge and Earl$10 – $12
New Takes on “The Farmer’s Garden, Simsbury” and “Mrs. Guy Richards of New London”
with Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
Individual Lectures $12 ($10 members)
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Lansing shares her perspective on paintings by Worthington Whittredge and Ralph Earl that reveals what more we can learn about art by considering it as a special kind of material object. How do the physical characteristics of these paintings and of the items depicted in the compositions suggest deeper meanings for each work of art?
This program takes place virtually via GoTo Webinar. You will receive a confirmation email of your registration. The link to the virtual program will be sent via email closer to the event date.
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Image: Ralph Earl (1751–1801), Mrs. Guy Richards of New London, 1793. Oil on canvas, Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company.
Support provided by HSB and Connecticut Humanities with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act.
Media Sponsor: Connecticut Public
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No refunds for programs $20 and under, Broadway bus trips, or Christmastime Teas after transaction is complete.*
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Refunds (less $20 fee) are offered for cancellations made prior to a program’s noted refund date. Programs without a refund date can be cancelled one hour prior to event. No refunds after program takes place.
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(updated February 2019)