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July 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Artists and the American Press: From “Harper’s Weekly” to “Rolling Stone”

The summer colloquia series concludes with a look at Artists and the American Press: From “Harper’s Weekly” to “Rolling Stone” presented by Julie Dunn-Morton, Curator of Fine Art Collections. This talk will explore the variety of ways artists worked with American newspapers and magazines in the 19th and 20th centuries. From world-renowned cartoonists to fine artists drawing advertising art to pay the rent, artists have played an integral role in the American press. Tickets are $12 for Mercantile members or $15 for non-members. Seating is limited, and advance tickets are recommended. To purchase, print the order form from our website and return with payment to the address on the form, or phone 314-516-6740. Ample free parking is provided in the West Drive Garage.

Details

Date:
July 29, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$12
Event Website:
http://www.umsl.edu/mercantile/events-and-exhibitions/index.html

Venue

St. Louis Mercantile Library At UMSL
Thomas Jefferson Library Building, 1 University Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63121-4905 United States
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Venue Website:
http://www.umsl.edu/mercantile/

Organizer

St. Louis Mercantile Library At UMSL
Phone:
(314) 516-7248
Email:
amandarschneider@umsl.edu
Organizer Website:
www.umsl.edu/mercantile

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