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VIRTUAL LECTURE: A Feminist Lens on Princeton’s “Object Lessons” Exhibition

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

with Ellery Foutch, Associate Professor, American Studies, Middlebury College

$10 (Members 10% discount)

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In this lecture, Object Lessons catalogue essayist Ellery Foutch will discuss her perspective on the exhibition, sharing her research processes and questions as she considered this collection of canonical American art. How might our interpretation of the collection shift if we foreground ideas about gender, masculinity, or femininity?

Can’t join us live? Purchase a ticket and receive a recording to enjoy at your convenience after the event.

Image: Minor White (1908–1976; born Minneapolis, MN; died Boston, MA; active Portland, OR, Rochester, NY), Tom Murphy, San Francisco, February 1948. Gelatin silver print; 12 × 9.8 cm (image), 43.2 x 35.6 cm (mat), 12.5 × 10 cm (she et). The Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum, bequest of Minor White (x1980-1018) © Trustees of Princeton University.

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Object Lessons in American Art is organized by the Princeton University Art Museum.
This exhibition is made possible by the leadership support of the Terra Foundation for American Art.

At the Florence Griswold Museum, support comes from 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, WSHU Public Radio, as well as donors to the Museum’s Annual Fund.

Educational & Travel Program Refund Policy
No refunds for Broadway bus trips or Miss Florence’s Teas after transaction is complete. Refunds for programs over $20 are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. 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. To request a refund or to transfer program fee into a donation, please email (Updated February 2022)


July 19
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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