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Panel Discussion: John Ruskin, Booker T. Washington, and African-American Connections to the Arts & Crafts Movement

Event information

November 9, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location
Online
Cost:
Free for members; $10 non-members; $5 students; advance registration required.
Description:
Join scholars Dr. Michael Bieze, Fine Arts Chair at Marist School in Atlanta, and Dr. Marie Lo, Professor and Chair of the English Department at Portland State University, for an exploration of the 19th-century Black industrial education movement in the United States, and its social, political, and philosophical connections to the British Pre-Raphelite Brotherhood and the international Arts & Crafts movement.
Panel Discussion: John Ruskin, Booker T. Washington, and African-American Connections to the Arts & Crafts Movement
Designed by William Arthur Smith Benson, manufactured by W. A. S. Benson & Co. Tea set comprising water kettle on stand with integral paraffin burner, teapot, cream jug, and sugar bowl, ca. 1895. Spun copper and cast brass. 11/16 x 15 3/8 x 9 3/16 in. Purchased with grant aid from the V&A/MGC Purchase Grant Fund, 1991. © Birmingham Museums Trust. Courtesy American Federation of Arts. 
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