Saturday, April 28, 2012
2012 Speaker Series
Byrd/Skolnick: A Conversation
with Stephanie Plunkett
$5.00 regular admission; Free for members; Free with Poster Fair admission
Stephanie Plunkett, Chief Curator and Deputy Director of the Norman Rockwell Museum, will lead a conversation with artists David Byrd and Arnold Skolnick. The free-flowing dialogue will cover the artists’ work, posters and other graphic works of the mid-20th century, and the dynamic relationship between art and political and social issues. Plunkett will provide a historical perspective on graphic art and illustration in America in the mid-20th century, before inviting the artists on-stage. The event will conclude with plenty of time for Q&A with the audience. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear from two of the most iconic graphic artists of the late 20th and early 21st century. This is a great event for artists, graphic arts students, and visitors interested in the intersection between arts and society.
This speaker event is presented in conjunction with the Bethel Woods Poster Fair, running April 27-29. Admission to the talk is included with Poster Fair admission. Tickets to the Speaker Event alone are $5 per person.
The Speaker Series at Bethel Woods supports the museum's special exhibits by bringing in artists, scholars, and popular culture personalities to discuss themes relating to exhibits, the museum, and the 1960s generally. All speaker events provide opportunities for audience interaction with these guests and for greater civil discourse.
All dates, acts, times and ticket prices subject to change without notice.
Generous support these events and other programs at The Museum, provided by Crystal Run Healthcare and Rolling V Bus Corporation
Special Guests of The Museum at Bethel Woods stay at the nearby beautiful Lazy Pond Bed and Breakfast
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