Adult, Wake Forest University, Talks/Lectures

Object of the Month: "Basement fun" letter from Mary Reynolds Babcock

Date: Wed, August 02, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Free with Museum admission. 

Hear from our director of archives and library, Bari Helms, about Mary Reynolds Babcock's letter forecasting renovations to Reynolda House's basement.
This series on the first Wednesday of the month features Reynolda House curators, educators, and guests sharing a one-hour, in-depth look at one object—painting, print, sculpture, photograph, or decorative art object.

Upcoming Object of the Month lectures:

September 2 - Kneeling Aphordite aka Kneeling Venus (c. 1930s) by Vuk Vuchinich with Kathleen Hutton, director of education.

October 4 - Nancy Susan Reynolds’s Evening Gown with Bolero Jacket (c. 1955) by Hattie Carnegie of New York, with Alice Barsony, theatre collections manager in the department of theatre and dance at Wake Forest University.

November 1 - Pickelhaube (German Helmet), with Chris Jordan, director of public programs.

December 6 - Reynolda Estate’s London Plane Trees, with Preston Stockton, manager of Reynolda Gardens.


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