Virtual Exploration of
Eugène Delacroix 's "Liberty Leading the People"
Featuring Paul Glenshaw, Art+History
Virtual Happy Hour, Presentation, and Optional Interactive Networking
Set up beverages & appetizers near your screen at 7:15 PM.
Join us at 7:30 PM for a fascinating trip back in time!
Great art comes from real people living real lives. In his popular Art+History series, Paul Glenshaw brings his audience though space and time to revisit vibrant moments in history when iconic works were created, whether it’s Second Empire Paris, Boston in the American Revolution, or medieval Calais.
The immersive presentations are more like live documentaries than lectures. They're designed especially for the online experience, with extensive use of Google Earth seamlessly integrated with archival maps, images, and dramatic footage to put the viewer right in the action.
Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
$20 per Non-Member Computer
$10 per FACC Member Computer
Unlimited Guests per Home
Join us with your spouse, live-in parents and young professionals!
Alliance Française Members:
Please register at www.afphila.com! Thanks!
7:15 PM Set up beverages & appetizers near your computer
7:30 PM Welcome by the FACC & Intro
7:35 PM Paul Glenshaw’s Art+History Presentation
8:45 PM Q&A
9:00 PM Program Concludes
Liberty Leading the People, by Éugene Delacroix
Delacroix’s commemoration of the 1830 July Revolution has become an icon of the French Republic. He revolutionized romantic painting but was actually born into the upper French society, and favored subjects rooted in literature, history, and religion. He witnessed the Le Trois Glorieuse firsthand, at first with fear. What caused French citizens across classes to rise up against King Charles X? And how was Delacroix transformed?
From online reviews:
“What a wonderful way to learn about art and history!”
“I can't wait to be part of another of Paul's presentations because they really make me feel I am a part of what is happening!”
Meet Our Speaker:
Paul Glenshaw's lifelong passions over several disciplines all fuel the same goal: storytelling. In addition to being an instructor and lecturer for the Smithsonian Associates, Paul is co-director, writer, and producer of the just completed documentary The Lafayette Escadrille. He is a frequent contributor to the Smithsonian’s Air & Space magazine, and recent drawing projects include work with the Folger Shakespeare Library and the National Museum of Health and Medicine. He is also a writer and producer for the theater, radio, museum exhibits, interactive media, and STEM education. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland and is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.
More at www.glenshawcreative.com.