Over here: Darien Historical Society to hold World War I propaganda lecture
The persuasive power of artists during World War I will be the focus of a talk by art historian Robin Jaffee Frank titled, “Over There: Mobilizing Artists During the Great War” on Thursday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Darien Historical Society.
The lecture is the first in a series of programs to complement the Society’s latest exhibit, “Over Here: Darien’s WWI,” which runs through July 21, and features several propaganda posters from the Great War.
Guest Curator of the New-York Historical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the Great War, Frank is director of strategy and development at Silvermine Arts Center and was the Chief Curator at the Wadsworth Atheneum and Curator at the Yale University Art Gallery. "
Register for this program online or call 203-655-9233 for information. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers.
The Darien Historical Society, 45 Old Kings Highway North, is dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting materials of local historical value and educating the community about its heritage. For information on the museum, or to become a member, call us at 203.655.9233 or visit our website: www.darienhistorical.org.