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Jane Blair of ArtMatters speaks on The Italian Renaissance

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Jane Blair of ARTMATTERS Presents


                     The Italian RENAISSANCE


 Tuesday, September 18 10:30 a.m.                  Pond Room


              (Coffee and cookies available at 10 a.m.)


Those of us who have heard programs presented by ARTMATTERS know how wonderful they have been.  ARTMATTERS brings us large, colorful, fine art reproductions of the artwork being discussed and displays them across the front of the Pond Room so we can look at all of them during the entire presentation and afterwards. The presentations are lively and provocative.  There is an interesting discussion after the presentation ends and everyone always has a terrific time.  On Tuesday, September 18 at 10:30 a.m. we will take a close look at the paintings of the Italian RENAISSANCE.  Jane will be back on May 21 to conclude the Italian Renaissance with Leonardo Da Vinci.


 


The Italian RENAISSANCE


   After almost 1000 years of "dark ages", the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci, and Michelangelo led the way for a "Rebirth" of learning, art and humanity. They helped to cast a bright new light on culture, and to rekindle a love of learning, which encouraged science, new technology and a growing humanity. Join us for a look at their lives, their work, and a discussion of the Italian Renaissance.    (2 parts with Leonardo Da Vinci)


 


About the Speaker


 


 Jane Blair has been an art educator in many fine art studio disciplines as well as Art History, Art Appreciation, Computer Art, Photography and Graphic Illustration.  She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University, a Master of Fine Arts from University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana and is an Art Certified PK-12 Educator.  She is presently the owner of ARTMATTERS, an art awareness program serving schools through senior citizens.            


 This program is presented by the Education Committee of the Winchester Seniors Association and is supported by the John and Mary Murphy Educational Foundation.


 

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