Princeton University Art Museum: Life Magazine and the Power of Photography

The Princeton University Art Museum members online event (see below for free membership).  The curators of Life Magazine and the Power of Photography discuss how their most notable archival discoveries shaped the exhibition and accompanying publication.

https://artmuseum.princeton.edu/calendar/2020-05/first-virtual-live-memb...

Featuring

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Vermont Humanities: Writing Workshop with Melanie Finn **DIGITAL**

Join novelist Melanie Finn in three online sessions via Zoom starting on May 20. Participants will write a short story set in the Northeast Kingdom, based on a local newspaper story of their choice, and will evolve their work over the sessions. The workshop will include one-on-one feedback, group discussions, and required “homework.”

The subsequent workshop sessions will meet on:

Saturday, May 23 at 4pm

Saturday, May 30 at 4pm

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sun May 31 2020.
Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Vermont Humanities: The Salt of the Earth: The Rhetoric of White Supremacy

Join the Facebook discussion here.

In 2014 in Grand Saline, Texas, a 79-year-old white Methodist minister named Charles Moore set himself on fire as a final protest against the community’s racism. Drawing from his documentary film Man on Fire, Middlebury professor James Sanchez discusses the rhetoric of white supremacy and suggests ways communities might address bigotry.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Flynn Chats with Steve MacQueen - TBD

In this series of online discussions, Flynn Artistic Director Steve MaQueen talks with artists from multiple disciplines about their work and their experiences in Vermont.

Join the Watch Party on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/FlynnCenter/

Watch for more chats each Thursday at 7:30 pm!

 

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Mon Jun 15 2020.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Flynn Chats with Steve MacQueen - Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR)

In the first of a two-part chat, Flynn Artistic Director Steve MaQueen talks with violinist-composer-educator-entrepreneur-activist, Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) about his time
in Vermont and his experience as artist-in-residence at the Flynn, the VSO, and UVM's Lane Series.

Join the Watch Party on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/FlynnCenter/

Watch for more chats each Thursday at 7:30 pm!

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri May 15 2020.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

3 Keys to Navigating Uncertain Times: How To Bring Back Ease & Purpose in Your Life

Special, free online workshop with transformational life coach, Nate Reit. Offering tools to help ease stress, restlessness and insecurity, and bring in an empowering mindset to stay calm, confident, focused, and be your most resilient self during these turbulent times.

Date: 
Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Edward Gorey’s Morbid Nonsense from Vermont Humanities Council

Biographer Mark Dery discusses Edward Gorey, the author and illustrator whose picture books full of murder, mayhem, and discreet depravity influenced Tim Burton, Lemony Snicket, and Guillermo Del Toro. Dery reveals the surprisingly serious themes woven through Gorey’s whimsically sinister work.  Presented by the Vermont Humanities Council.

VHC will post the video of Dery‘s talk by 7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 29.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Shelter In Poems from Academy of American Poets

In this unprecedented time, as more and more of us are turning to poetry, the Academy of American Poets launched Shelter in Poems, an initiative that invites poets and poetry lovers to share poems on social media that give them comfort or courage.

Shelter in Poems: A Virtual Reading extends this idea with a special offering of poems read by poets laureate, actors, musicians, artists, and more.

Date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Vermont Humanities Council presents: David Macaulay: “Crossing On Time”

David Macaulay is the award-winning author and illustrator of Castle, Cathedral, and The Way We Work. In Crossing On Time he illuminates the rich and storied history that culminated in the building of the fastest, most advanced, and last of the great steamships: SS United States. It also tells of a personal journey: the famed vessel was the very one on which the author emigrated to America as a ten-year-old.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

We are now partially open. Click here for info.