Jacoby Arts Center, Thursday, September 17, 6:30 p m.
Slide Lecture: Fame, Fortune, and Gender: Women Artists in History
Through the centuries, many talented and long-forgotten women were among the most celebrated artists of their times. Showing artworks from the Renaissance through Modernism, this slide lecture tells the stories of extraordinary women artists and the daunting obstacles they faced because of their gender. Presenter Dee Kilgo, Ph.D., is an art historian and retired Fine Arts Dean at Illinois State University.
Free to Friends of Jacoby members. Non-members $12. Refreshments.
For reservations, call JAC at 618-462-5222, Wed-Sat, 12-4 pm (or leave message). Jacoby Arts Center is located at 627 E. Broadway, Alton.