Lecture: Elana Kaplan: Birds in Art

by Mar 25, 2018News0 comments

Please join us for our April 11th lecture (our monthly Second Wednesday Series) for “Metropolitan Birds” presented by Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Elana Kaplan.

From East to West, from paintings to sculpture to stained glass windows, birds feature prominently in various works of art.  In this art talk, we will explore works of art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art that contain bird imagery.  The artwork will include a Tiffany stained glass window, a Brancusi sculpture, European paintings, Egyptian sculpture and Japanese scrolls.

Elana Kaplan received her BA in History and Environmental Studies from Barnard College and her MA in History and a Certificate in Museum Studies from NYU.  She has worked in the Education Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the past 20 years.  She also delivers Power Point lectures at libraries, community centers, schools and retirement communities throughout New York and New Jersey.  Elana resides in Teaneck, New Jersey with her husband and four children.

The program will be held in the Garden Room of the Katonah Village Library. Please join us for refreshments at 7pm; the lecture begins at 7:30. The cost is free, but donations are welcome!  No registration necessary– see you there!

(And please bring a reusable mug to reduce your ecological footprint.)

 

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