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Springfield Museums, à la Carte Lectures

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The popular Museums à la Carte lectures take place Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Admission is $4 ($2 for members of the Springfield Museums); visitors are invited to bring a bag lunch (cookies and coffee are provided). For more information about Museums à la Carte, call 413-263-6800, ext. 488. This month’s lectures include:

October 10*: Ancient Persia/Modern Iran: Amy S. Dane, lecturer, photographer. *Following this lecture, members are invited to Continuing Conversations with a docent-led gallery tour.

October 17: The Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team—the most decorated unit in U.S. military history: Andrew Lam, M.D., author, Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, UMass Medical School

October 24*: Tinseltown Inventor, The Most Beautiful Woman in the World: Hedy Lamarr: History At Play™, Judith Kalaora, actor. *Following this lecture, members are invited to Continuing Conversations with a docent-led gallery tour.

October 31: Exhibition on Screen: Leonardo: The Works Film runs 104 minutes

November 7: Devil’s Den to Lickingwater: How a Small, Little-Known River Once Shaped the Landscape and History of The Connecticut River Valley: John Sinton, co-moderator of the Mill River Greenway Initiative and Adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

November 14*:  A Spectacularly Brief History of Photography: Sondra Peron, Assistant Professor of Art and Cultural Programming, and Gallery Coordinator of the Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery at Springfield Technical Community College. *Following this lecture, members are invited to Continuing Conversations with a docent-led gallery tour.

November 21: The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha’ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk: Nick Bellantoni, PhD, Emeritus CT State Archaeologist

November 28: NO LECTURE – Thanksgiving

December 5: Anne Sullivan Teaches Helen Keller—and Us: Ted Zalewski, special educator, historian and author

December 12*: Art & Mind (documentary film): A journey into art, madness and the unconscious, this film is an exploration of visionary artists and the creative impulse, from the Flemish Masters of the Renaissance to the avant-garde movement of Surrealism and the unsung geniuses of Art Brut and Outsider Art. 70 minutes. *Following this lecture, members are invited to Continuing Conversations with a docent-led gallery tour.

December 19: Holiday Revelry (musical performance): Three of Cups

December 26: No lecture.

Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Venue

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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Phone:
(413) 263-6800
Website:
www.springfieldmuseums.org