Sat, Sep 17|
Sisterhood of Sculptors - Saturdays
Join an intimate community for five lively discussions on pioneering women sculptors. We will discover a group of ambitious Americans who pursued artistic careers in Rome and achieved fame on both sides of the Atlantic.
Time & Location
Sep 17, 2022, 11:00 AM GMT-4 – Sep 18, 2022, 12:30 PM GMT-4
About The Event
Saturdays @11 am est
September 17-October 15 (Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15)
Artists we'll discover:
- Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907), born Wildfire, an African American and Anishinaabe sculptor
- Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908), one of the foremost neoclassical sculptors from the U.S., she achieved fame in international art cirlces. She invented a process for transforming limestone into marble.
- Anne Whitney (1821-1915), a sculptor and poet whose sculptures of prominent political and historical figures are in major museums in the United States
- Vinnie Ream (1847-1914), the first woman artist commissioned to create a work of art for the U.S. government, sculpted a bust of Abraham Lincoln
- And more!
Where? On Zoom from your home or office. Sessions are led by Lauren Jimerson, PhD.
- Webinars are sold in packs of 5.
- Each webinar is limited in size to enable lively and engaging discussions.
- Held on the same day and time each week, each session is 90 minutes.
- Sessions are recorded and made available to stream at your convenience.
- All that's required is a curious mind.