Stockbridge: Lecture examines transportation in art

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Monday April 1, 2013

Norman Rockwell Museum will present the lecture "Unsettled Masses: Transportation in American Art during the 1930s and 1940s" at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6.

Emily Schiller, a doctoral candidate at Pennsylvania State University and recipient of a Rockwell Center Dissertation Fellowship in 2012, will discuss the ways mass transit has been depicted in art and illustration during the Great Depression and World War II, specifically how passengers appear on subways, elevated railways, buses, and commuter trains.

The lecture is free with Museum admission, Museum members free.

Information: www.nrm.org.


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