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Lecture: The Soul of Things—Direct Carving in American Art

February 19, 2015
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission

Lecture Series: American Art Up Close

Karen Lemmey, Smithsonian American Art Museum, examines the process of direct carving on the occasion of two recent acquisitions: John Flannagan’s Ram and William Edmondson’s Church Lady.

Registration is not required for this program. 

Presented with the Terra Foundation for American Art

American Art Up Close

The Soul of Things: Direct Carving in American Art
February 19 at 6:00pm

The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement
March 26 at 6:00

Childe Hassam and the Americanism Campaign of Theodore Roosevelt, 1916
April 30 at 6:00

Trompe l'oeil and Modernity
May 7 at 6:00


William Edmondson. Church Lady, 1933/37. Through prior acquisition of the George F. Harding Collection.