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The Soul of the Dutch Golden Age: Art and Literature at the Ackland

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Carolina Public Humanities is teaming up with the Ackland Art Museum

to explore the beauty of the natural world and the dynamic, multifaceted aspects of humanity

during the Dutch Golden Age.

Join Dana Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator at the Ackland Art Museum, and Carolyn Allmendinger, Ackland’s Director of Education and Interpretation, in a discussion of Nina Siegal’s historical novel The Anatomy Lesson and the Ackland’s upcoming exhibition, Drawn to Life: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection at the Ackland Art Museum, featuring over 70 exceptional Dutch drawings from the 17th century, many previously unpublished and rarely exhibited.

Meeting Date: Friday, December 9 at 3:30 pm

Cost: $30 per person (includes a copy of the book mailed to your home and light snacks). Seats are limited to 20 participants, so sign up early to reserve your spot!

Register online or call 919.962.1544

*Please note: We are unable to offer refunds once the book has been mailed.

Image Credit:
Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606-1669, Landscape with Canal and Boats, c. 1655, pen and brown ink with brown wash, 4 1/16 × 8 in. (10.3 × 20.3 cm), The Peck Collection, 2017.1.67.

Details

Date:
December 9
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Ackland Art Museum
101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Phone:
919.966.5736
Website:
http://ackland.org/