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#5WomenArtists – Anna Hyatt Huntington: ‘Diana of the Hunt’

Mar

30

Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876-1973) was an American sculptress born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. From an early age, Huntington was encouraged by her father to develop and hone her artistic talents.

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#5WomenArtists – Vardi Kahana: ‘The Grandchildren of Cousin Shmuel, Copenhagen, Denmark’

Mar

29

Vardi Kahana (b. 1959 ) is a photojournalist born in Tel Aviv, Israel. She grew up in an orthodox home with two brothers and parents who encouraged her talent for drawing from an early age. Kahana discovered her passion for photography during her first year of college.

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#5WomenArtists – Marie Laurencin: ‘Woman with a Guitar’

Mar

28

Marie Laurencin was born in Paris in 1885. Her love for painting came early when, as a child, she would try to capture her cat’s features, which she felt had the face of a woman.

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#5WomenArtists – Augusta Savage: ‘Gamin’ and ‘The Diving Boy’

Mar

27

Augusta Savage (1892-1962) was an internationally renowned African American sculptor in the 1920s and 1930s. Born in Green Cove Springs, Florida she and her family moved to West Palm Beach. In 1919, she entered the West Palm Beach County Fair, and her work was awarded a special prize.

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Extinction is Forever

Mar

12

Extinction is defined by Merriam-Webster as the condition or fact of being extinct or extinguished; no longer existing. There are many species of plants and animals that have become extinct, and many more are expected to become extinct. Gone from our planet. Forever. Think about that.

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British Invasion: An English Dinner Party

Jan

31

Thursday, Feb 15 | 6 to 9 p.m. | Registration required

Calling all anglophiles! Do you fancy a pint? Round up some mates, dress in your British best, and join us at the Museum for a pub crawl-style evening with a classy spin. Guests will enjoy live music with the Beatles tribute band Liverpool Live, a selection of favorite English beers plus our very own Avant Gardener by Bold City Brewery, wines, and some posh spins on classic pub cuisine! This jolly good evening will support the reconstruction of the English Gardens.

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