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Images of Honest Abe

Event Type: Presentation
Age Group(s): Adults, Families, Parent-Teacher
Date: 2/11/2009
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 This slide lecture examines a variety of depictions of our 16th President. Images of Lincoln changed during the course of his political career. He continued to be a popular source for artwork and material culture after his assassination. This program examines paintings, photographs, sculptures and material culture relating to Lincoln and their historical context.

Art Historian Jeff Mishur presents this slide lecture. Mishur is an owner of Art Excursions, a business that provides lectures on cultural topics as well as boutique tours of important art cities such as Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Mishur is a member of the Illinois Humanities Councils "Road Scholars" speakers bureau and has taught at the university level for 16 years. This program is part of the Library's Black History Month Celebration.
Library: Skokie Public Library
Location: Mary Radmacher Meeting Room
Other Information:
 Registration is required.
Contact Number: 847.673.3733
Presenter: Jeff Mishur
Link: Black History Month: Special Events @Your Library
Status: Closed