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“Painting” The American Revolution: The Founding Of Our Country Through The Eyes Of The Artist

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


See the American Revolution through the eyes of the artists who chronicled the founding of our country. Learn more about the artists themselves, and the story behind such works as: Washington Crossing The Delaware; Gilbert Stuart’s Iconic George Washington; Paul Revere’s Engraving Of The Boston Massacre; The John Trumbull Paintings In The Rotunda Of The U.S. Capitol Building; and the Charles Willson Peale painting Of George Washington that was attacked! We’ll also explore other art forms such as poetry (Paul Revere’s Ride) and music (Yankee Doodle.) Learn more about the huge impact these and other works of art had in arousing the passions that shaped public opinion both during and after the war.

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June 28
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


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