Georgia O'Keeffe Style & Impact with Dr. Nancy Scott Thursday, January 18th 7:00 pm
book talk & signing
Georgia O'Keeffe has been described as one of the most important figures in American Art of the 20th century. Join us as Dr. Nancy Scott will speak on her 2015 book Critical Lives : Georgia O'Keeffe. Ms. O'Keeffe influence on art will be discussed as well as her unique style. Dr. Scott is a professor of Fine Arts at Brandeis University. She has lectured throughout the country on Georgia O'Keeffe and has published several scholarly articles on Ms. O'Keeffe as well as other topics related to art history. Dr. Scott will also offer her perspective on the upcoming exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum.
Copies of Dr. Scott's book will be available for purchase and signing.
This lecture is offered in conjunction with the Library's upcoming field trip to the Peabody Essex Museum on Saturday Feb. 10th 2018 to view their exhibit ; Georgia O'Keeffe: Art, Image, style. The lecture & book signing are free and open to all. Sponsored by The Friends of the Lincoln Public Library.
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Opera For Everyone with Erika Reitshamer : Puccini’s Tosca Sunday Jan. 21 2:00 pm
Puccini’s musical thriller of lust, murder, and politics is one of the most riveting operas in the repertory. On DVD: Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann and Bryn Terfel.
Erika Reitshamer is an engaging teacher whose knowledge and love of opera will inspire all, and her open style and sense of humor are irresistible. She has lectured on opera and great singers of opera for many years and was active in the formation of the Boston Lyric Opera Company more than 40 years ago. She is a board member of the New England Opera Club, former vice president of the Boston Wagner Society and teacher of opera appreciation for LLARC at Regis College, for WISE at Assumption College and Sherborn Lifelong Learning.Sponsored by The Friends of the Lincoln Public Library, Inc.