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Spring Forum Discussion: New Eyes on Woodville

Date
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Time
12:00 PM–04:00 PM
Spring Forum Discussion: New Eyes on Woodville

Join distinguished speakers as they discuss topics surrounding the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville on view at the Walters Art Museum from March 10-June 2, 2013.

Talks and Panelists Include

  • 12:00–12:40 Introduction and “No Facts and No Traditions”: Seeking the Elusive RCW Dr. Joy Peterson Heyrman, Exhibition Curator
  • 12:40–1:10 Woodville's Baltimore Dr. Seth Rockman, Associate Professor of History, Brown University
  • 1:10–1:40 The Artistic Environment in Düsseldorf Dr. Jochen Wierich, Curator of Art, Cheekwood Museum
  • 1:40–1:50 Intermission
  • 1:50-2:20 Costume and Uniform in Woodville's Work Mr. James Kochan, author, consultant and owner of James Kochan Fine Art
  • 2:20-2:50 Woodville's Things: Objects and Meaning Dr. Dana E. Byrd, Teaching Fellow, Bowdoin College
  • 2:50-3:20 At the Margins: African-Americans in Woodville’s Art Jacqueline Copeland, Deputy Director for Audience Engagement
  • 3:20–4:00 Panel Discussion followed by Q&A session

We are deeply grateful to the many funders who have made this project possible, including our lead sponsor, the Women¹s Committee of the Walters Art Museum, and our corporate sponsor, Wilmington Trust, with grant funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. The Wyeth Foundation for American Art provided generously for the technical research project. Additional donors, excited about the possibility of shining a spotlight on this marvelous artist, include the Bernard Family, the Charlesmead Foundation, Frederick and Mary Louise Preis, Gretchen Redden, Sally Craig, and an anonymous donor.

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