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For America: Opening Tours and Lectures with Exhibition Curators and Scholars

  • New Britain Museum of Art 56 Lexington Street New Britain, CT, 06052 United States (map)
Emma Amos ,   Giza and Faith  , 1991, acrylic with kanga cloth and African fabric, 74 x 84 in, NA diploma presentation March 19, 2008.

Emma Amos, Giza and Faith, 1991, acrylic with kanga cloth and African fabric, 74 x 84 in, NA diploma presentation March 19, 2008.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

1:30 - 5:00pm

1:30pm Docent-led tours of For America with selected works by NAD artists in NBMAA’s permanent collection

2:30pm Wine and cheese reception

3:00pm Conversation with exhibition co-curators Jeremiah William McCarthy and Diana Thompson

4:00pm “Artistic Friendship in the Gilded Age: William Merritt Chase, Thomas Eakins, and Henry Ossawa Tanner” Lecture by catalogue contributor Dr. Akela Reason, Associate Professor and Director of the Museum Studies Certificate Program, University of Georgia

Additional information via the New Britain Museum of American Art