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Event: Symposium: William D. White: The Art of Illustration in Delaware and Beyond, 1920-40


4-WD-White-Night-Shift-on-Broad-Street-1926Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: 10  a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fee: $5 admission fee/ Free for Museum Members/Wilmington University Students
Hot lunch from Caffe Gelato (optional): $15

This symposium will examine the world view of an illustrator in early 20th-century Delaware.  Centered in Wilmington’s early 20th-century art scene, six historians will bridge connections to the American publishing industry, national movements in modern art and the federal patronage of the arts of the Depression Era. Speakers include:
  • Nancy Carol Willis: William D. White biographer
  • Heather Campbell Coyle: Curator of American Art, Delaware Art Museum
  • Ryan Grover: Curator, Biggs Museum of American Art
  • Mary F. Holahan: Curator of Illustration, Delaware Art Museum
  • Christine Podmaniczky: Curator, N.C. Wyeth Collections and Historic Properties, Brandywine River Museum of Art
  • Joyce Schiller: former Curator, Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, Norman Rockwell Museum

Reservations required.

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