Programs & Events
- ‼️ PLEASE NOTE ‼️ 🎫 MUSEUM admission 🎫 is available with 24-hour advance online ticketing only. ‼️ The Museum will be closed Sunday, April 4. ‼️
April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VIRTUAL LECTURE: Image vs Reality$8 – $10
The Facts and Fictions of Clothing Depicted in The Hartford Steam Boiler Collection
with Lynne Zacek Bassett, Costume & Textile Historian
$10 (members $8)
Bassett shares both the facts and the fictions of the clothing in the paintings as well as offering an examination of Miss Florence’s attire in Alphonse Jongers’ The Harpist (1903).
Lynne Zacek Bassett is an independent scholar specializing in historic costume and textiles. Among her projects are award-winning exhibitions and catalogues, including Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War (co-authored with Madelyn Shaw, published in 2012 by the American Textile History Museum.)
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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