SOME OF THE FUTURE LECTURES AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY
·Tuesday May 4th at 6pm – Guide to Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios with Valerie Balint
From the desert vistas of Georgia O’Keeffe’s New Mexico ranch to Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s Hamptons cottage, step into the homes and studios of illustrious American artists and witness creativity in the making. Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Valerie Balint will describe in this talk the first guidebook to the forty-four site museums in the network, located across all regions of the United States and all open to the public. To register, please click here.
· Tuesday, May 25th at 6pm – Landmark Lecture – “It All Began with a Portal: Thoughts on the Preservation of Cultural Heritage” with Norma Barbacci, Principal, Norma Barbacci Preservation Consultants LLC
Norma Barbacci will discuss in broad strokes, the evolution of cultural heritage preservation from a narrow focus on tangible properties to a broader, more complex and more inclusive vision. It will draw parallels from the history and projects of the World Monuments Fund, a private preservation organization, where Ms. Barbacci was Director of Programs for Latin America, Spain and Portugal between 2001 and 2017, as well as recent projects of Norma Barbacci Preservation Consultants. To Register, please click here
- Tuesday June 22ndat 6pm – Landmark Lecture – Felicia Mayro