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Curator’s Talk: The Life and Art of Dorothy Weir Young

september, 2018

29sep10:00 am11:00 amCurator's Talk: The Life and Art of Dorothy Weir YoungWeir Farm National Historic Site and Art Center

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Event Details

Date and Time: This special talk will be offered Saturday September 29; 10:00 to 11:00 am

Location: Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Fee: Free

Registration: Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Weir Farm National Historic Site will offer a one-hour program focused on the life and work of Dorothy Weir Young, including a presentation and behind-the-scenes look at some of the park’s collection items. This special curator’s talk will be presented by Museum Technician, Jessica Kuhnen. Jessica will share her expertise and showcase the accomplishments of Dorothy Weir Young. Learn about the life and work of J. Alden Weir’s middle daughter – a woman whose ambition and hard work led to the preservation of Weir Farm National Historic Site and made an impact in the art world that continues to resonate. The presentation will discuss Dorothy’s early immersion in the art world and her role in exhibiting and preserving her father’s work while also examining her evolution as an award winning artist and modern woman; with pieces representing several genres over her lifetime including some of the original linoleum blocks that Dorothy used in her art!

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location

Weir Farm National Historic Site and Art Center

735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton CT 06897

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