Gilded Age Symposium: American Arts & Culture

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Date(s) - Tue, Nov 09, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Event Description

On Tuesday, November 9 at Noon EST, join the U.S. Capitol Historical Society for a panel discussion of American Arts & Culture in the Gilded Age. Professor Sarah Burns of Indiana University will discuss developments in American painting during the Gilded Age, Professor Nancy Unger of Santa Clara University will discuss the evolution of political cartoons in the Gilded Age, and Library of Congress Reference Specialist Kathy Woodrell will discuss the Library’s Jefferson Building as a prime example of Gilded Age arts and architecture. The event is free and open to the public; registration is required.