March 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Continuing the narrative begun by Nan Skier and R. Hugh Daniel Director Dr. Graham Boettcher in Parts I and II, Museum volunteer Jim Wooten relates fascinating tales and surprising backstories he has unearthed while conducting historical research on the BMA’s collection.
July 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Assistant Curator of Education Angela May continues on the topic she introduced last June.
August 2, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mark Harris, founder and director of the Dixie Art Colony Foundation, tells the story of one of the Deep South’s first art colonies, the Dixie Art Colony, active in Elmore County from 1933 to 1948. He includes in his presentation examples of the colonists’ artwork, along with vintage photographs and other materials from their scrapbooks. Art and Conversation is for people who want to learn more about art in an informal and interactive setting. These programs, with the exception of…