American Revolution Art To Highlight Historical Meeting
The Mendham Borough Historical Society plans to meet Tues., May 24, at 7:30 p.m., in the Garabrant Center. The program starts at 7:45 p.m. when Arthur S. Lefkowitz presents “Eyewitness Images from the American Revolution, a color-slide presentation of 18th century artistry in the form of rapidly executed drawings done in the field to studio-executed history paintings, portraits and illustrations.
Insights about the images, their artists, historical details frequently lost in book pictures, uniform alterations that date paintings- all come to life, gathered from various museum collections. An historian, Lefkowitz is the author of five award winning books about the American Revolution and lecturer. A ‘must’ for everyone interested in American and/or Art history! Program and parking are free.
The program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.