SAM Lecture Tonight! 7PM:: American Art and the American Experience

20 Mar

Pivotal Perspectives: Conversations on Art and Culture
Patricia Kane: American Art and the American Experience, 1650-1895
March 20, 2009
7–8 pm
Plestcheeff Auditorium
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Patricia Kane, the Friends of American Arts Curator, American Decorative Arts at the Yale University Art Gallery, touches on highlights of the exhibition Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. She discusses how issues of cultural heritage, patriotism, politics and exploration shaped America’s art, as well as its attitudes and traditions.

Bringing together some of the most compelling thinkers on a given cultural subject, Pivotal Perspectives is a timely and innovative forum that addresses pressing issues in art and society.

Members: $4
Adults: $8
Students: $6
Seniors: $6

Free to members of the Council of American Art and the Decorative Arts and Paintings Council.

Tickets may be purchased at the Ticketing Desk at any of SAM’s three sites or over the phone with a credit card by calling the Box Office at 206.654.3121.

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