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In Trustmark Grand Hall. Curator Robin C. Dietrick talks about the life of artist William Hollingsworth, and Marta Szlubowska. Cash bar at 5:30 p.m.
- When: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6 p.m.
- Where: Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson
- Cost: Free
- Contact Phone: 601-960-1515
- Categories: Exhibits and Openings (All), Museum Exhibits
Mississippi Museum of Art, Trustmark Grand Hall
5:30 PM cash bar; 6 PM program
The featured artwork is created by William Hollingsworth (1910-1944), a Mississippi artist who created a remarkable oeuvre of artwork during his short lifespan.
Robin C. Dietrick, MMA Curator of Exhibitions, presents an illustrated lecture of Hollingsworth’s art and life. Hunter Cole reads Eudora Welty’s essay, “On William Hollingsworth, Jr.” Marta Szlubowska, who is concert master of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and the Ensemble Polonaise perform music by Beethoven, one of Hollingsworth’s favorite composers. This series is financially assisted by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council.