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In-Person Lecture: DEATHS OF ARTISTS

Macabre scrapbooks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art This is an in-person lecture at: Jefferson Market Library 425 6th Avenue New York, NY 10011 Two macabre scrapbooks preserved in the The Metropolitan Museum of Art are packed with century-old obituaries of artists who died tragically by suicide, foul play, disease, or in bizarre accidents. Jim […]

Coastal Connections: Savannah and New York in the 19th Century – Online Lecture

Online talk with Tania June Sammons Spanning the 19th century, New York’s influence on Savannah reached nearly everyone in the city and surrounding area, including the enslaved men and women whose labor facilitated the cotton industry before the Civil War. However, the physical interaction between the coastal cities mostly transpired through Savannah’s wealthiest residents, as […]