Understanding Norman RockwellOct 25, Nov 3, and Dec 6, 6:30pm at the Museum
A series of public programs funded by Ohio Humanities and designed to expand on the themes explored in the Museum exhibition: identity, reality vs. perception, and American culture. All the events start at 6:30pm at the Museum.
Oct 25, 2016: Smithsonian American Art Museum Chief Curator Virginia Mecklenburg will share her research on Rockwell and popular culture that informed the 2010 Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, “Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.”
Nov 3, 2016: PechaKucha Night (PKN) at the Museum will be presented by the Westcott House. The theme for this PKN is “Nostalgia and Renewal” to encourage presenters and audience members to think about how nostalgia influences change such as that occurring in many of the revitalization projects in small cities throughout Ohio, like Springfield, Troy, and Xenia.
Dec 6, 2016: Photographers and preservationists Vicki Rulli and Tom Heaphy created Itinerant Studio in Springfield to enable their creative and commercial photography work. Ms. Rulli and Mr. Heaphy will share their journey rediscovering Springfield and actively leading others to reimagine the renaissance of this small town as it finds its identity and vision for the future.