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Learning Series Lecture: Artists and the American City, 1920–1970

SAT, Apr 30, 2016
6–7 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Learning Series members in the Curate Your Own Membership program

This two-part lecture program taught by teaching fellow Elizabeth Buhe provides context and background to enrich independent exploration of the Whitney’s spring and summer exhibitions Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, and Danny Lyon: Message to the Future. Buhe will explore the ways artists and their communities have interacted with the urban environment during the early and mid-twentieth century. 

Active Learning Series members are invited to register for one of three options:

Option 1: Saturdays, April 30 and May 7, 6–7 pm
Option 2: Sundays, May 8 and 15, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Option 3: Wednesday, July 6 and 13, 5:30–6:30 pm *wait list only
Option 4: Sundays, September 11 and 25, 11:30 am–12:30 pm

Open to Learning Series members. Become a member, or add the Learning Series to your membership by calling (212) 570-3641.

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Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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