For a small town, Topsfield, MA. is home to a lovely library with an impressive art collection, much of it purchased through the Gould fund (Robert Gould Shaw was the captain of the Massachusetts 54th all-Negro regiment during the Civil War made famous in the movie Glory).

This lecture was presented on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 7:00 and highlighted the architecture of the library and a few examples from the art collection. As the presenter of the lecture, I told the story behind some of the more unique pieces; what I like to refer to as “the art in the art.”

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Notice any similarities between Millet’s The Sower on the left and the mural from the library lobby on the right? We will review this oddity during the lecture.

Please join me.

Get first dibs on new artwork, papermaking workshops (spaces fill fast), complimentary art festivals tickets (save 14.00 on entry fees), and my art adventures. Let me send you splashes of color and tecture to brighten your day. 

Black Meg Holding Carnations White Frame

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