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Picturing the West: Masterworks of 19th Century Landscape
October 15, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Taft Museum of Art will augment its Picturing the West exhibit with two lecture and discussion programs. Each will provide an in-depth perspective of 19th century photographic equipment and the impact this form of expression had on the history of the American West. Both programs are designed to engage participants through historical and interpretive content.
There is no cost to attend either Ohio Humanities supported event.
Oct. 15 | A Dialogue About the 19th Century Photography Concepts, 2:30-3:30 p.m. | The discussion will be led by Tracy Longley-Cook, an assistant professor of Art History with Wright State University.
Nov. 17 | Visions of the West, 7-8:30 p.m. | The discussion will be led by Wes Cowan. He stars in the PBS television series “History Detectives” and “Antiques Roadshow.”
For more information, visit, www.TaftMuseum.org, or contact the Taft Museum’s Customer Care Office at 877-547-0342.
This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Ohio Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.