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Lunch and Learn Lecture: Romare Bearden's A Black Odyssey


Thursday, March 4, 2010


12:00 PM–01:00 PM

Admission: Free

Location: Graham Auditorium

In 1977, Romare Bearden (1911–1988) based a series of his signature collages on selected episodes from Homer’s Odyssey, the renowned ancient Greek poem. Jackie Copeland, Director of Education at the Walters Art Museum will discuss Bearden’s intentions and motivations for featuring this classical literary work.

This event is part of our regular "Lunch & Learn" series. Join us on the first Thursday of each month. Bring your light lunch to the Walters' Graham Auditorium and hear lectures on a wide range of topics.