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Art, Race, and Thomas Hart Benton (ZOOM)

Thu, Apr 15 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm Central
Virtual Branch
Age Group
For adults

 

Presenter
Missouri State Parks
Virtual Event

 

Thomas Hart Benton was one of the first major white artists to regularly depict African-American life, painting sharecroppers, musicians, church goers, and racial violence. Steve Sitton, Site Administrator for the Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, will discuss the positive and negative aspects of this Missouri Regionalist painter’s career. Program registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code 15 minutes before the start of the program, so please include your email in the registration. Please note: You must sign into the room prior to the start of the program. Admittance to the classroom will close five minutes after the program's start time. Space is limited.

 

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