All talks will be at the Schoolhouse
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 7:30PM
The talk explores the concept of human flourishing in relation to generations of artists working in remote Maine locations, including Winslow Homer, Robert Henri, Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent, James Fitzgerald, George Bellows, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth, considering how artists innovate in relation to communities of the past and present.
Elliot Bostwick Davis is the John Moors Cabot Art Chair of the Americas Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:30PM
Edward L. Deci, “One Hundred and Sixty Years of Monhegan Art”. Ed Deci is the President and Director of the Monhegan Museum of Art & History and has led the organization for over 35 years.
Thursday, August 16, 2018, 7:30PM
Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. “Messages from Monhegan”. Earle Shettleworth, Maine State Historian will explore early 20th century postcards of the island and the social history contained in the messages penned by visitors to the island.
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 7:30PM
Carl Little: “Awash in Color: A Select Survey of Maine Watercolor Painting”
Funding for this lecture series is provided in part by the Maine Humanities Council