Education E-Newsletter for October

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Farnsworth Forum
Lecture Series
Curator's Choice gallery talk
Studio classes for adults
Julia's Gallery

Farnsworth Forum: Angela Miller
Angela Miller

Monday, October 25, 6 p.m.
The Strand Theatre, Rockland

On Monday, October 25, at 6 p.m., the Farnsworth Art Museum brings Professor Angela Miller to Rockland's Strand Theatre for the Farnsworth Forum. Angela Miller is professor of art at Washington University, St. Louis and an expert in the cultural history of nineteenth and twentieth-century American art. Professor Miller's specialized interests include visual constructions of nationhood, American modernism and the cultural history of the arts between the two world wars.

The Farnsworth Art Museum's annual series, the Farnsworth Forum, invites America's leading intellectuals to give their views on the state of the art world. The Forum brings several speakers a year to the midcoast to discuss the issues surrounding the visual arts, the performing arts, literature and other aspects of culture during lively interviews.
More information is available here

(Professor Angela Miller)


Lecture series
On Beauty and Beyond: The Concept of Beautiful in the World of Art

Thursdays, November 4-November 18, 5:30 p.m., The Strand Theatre, Rockland
This three-part series conducted by Farnsworth Director of Education Roger Dell examines the idea of beauty throughout the ages in Western Europe and America, as well as in Asia, Africa, and Oceania.

More information is available here

(Above: Thomas Cole, Cattle and Distant Mountain (detail), 1822, oil on wood panel; gift of Robert P. Bellows)


Schiffer/Bianco lectures

Gallery talk
Curator's Choice Monthly gallery talk
Emily Schiffer-Cheyenne River

with Curatorial Assistant Jane Bianco
Wednesday, November 10, 1 p.m.
More information is available here

(Above, left to right: Emily Schiffer, Barefoot. Cactus., 2005, collection of the artist; patrons at the Cheyenne River exhibition opening)


October studio classes

Studio classes and workshops for adults

Figure Drawing
with Martha Miller
Thursdays, October 14 through December 09, 1 to 4 p.m.
More information is available here

Oh my Gouache! 
with Jessica Stammen
Sundays, October 17 through November 14, 12 to 3:30 p.m.

More information is available here

(Above left to right: Portrait drawing session from Spring 2010; photo Martha Miller; ©Jessica Stammen, Grandpa Pete, gouache on paper, 3 x 3 in.)


roaring 20s

Julia's Gallery for Young Artists presents
Red Carpet Event for the World Premier of
Alexis Pastuhov's The Roaring 20s
Thursday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.,
The Strand Theatre, Rockland, Maine

Join us on Thursday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m., for the film premier of the youth- produced music video featuring local singer-songwriter Alexis Pastuhov. The Red Carpet Event at The Strand Theatre starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by the film premier at 8 p.m. The evening will also include a live performance by Alexis Pastuhov.

(Above images courtesy of Scott Anthony Smith)