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Celebrating Cultural Heritage Through Art: A Lecture Series

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Live on Zoom. Welcome to Celebrating Cultural History through Art, a virtual programming series of art lectures dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of prominent artists in Black History in February, Women’s History for March, and Jewish Heritage for April to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Bending Towards Justice: African Americans as Subject and Creators in American Art. Register here to attend. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” This program examines that arc as it relates to African American history enshrined in American Art. From colonial era portraits to 19th century and Jim Crow-era prints to 1960s Civil Rights photography, this program will provide a visual overview of African American oppression, struggle and progress towards equality.

Presenter: Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England. Jane holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University, Born and raised in NH, she has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University.