Talks & Lectures

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April 2018

LECTURE Pleasing the Powerful Goddess: Amenhotep III’s Statues of Sekhmet

Sunday, April 8 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our guest speaker is Dr. Lawrence Berman, the Norma Jean Calderwood Senior Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Racing for Freedom: the Real Stories of the Underground Railroad

Sunday, April 15 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Historian and author Kate Clifford Larson will explore the myths and facts of the Underground Railroad

LECTURE Inside the Dress

Sunday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Well-Dressed in Victorian Albany: 19th Century Fashion from the Albany Institute Collection curator Diane Shewchuk for another lively show and tell.

American Landscape Painting and “the Newly Invented Stigma:” Rethinking the Hudson River School

Sunday, April 29 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Art Historian Timothy Barringer explores the strange history of the term “Hudson River School.”