Instructor: Bob Potter
Classes: Thursdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
April 5, 12, 19, 26 & May 3
Fee: $125 members/ $150 non-members
Divided into five sections – Colonial New England, Westward Ho!, A Nation Divided, A Nation Restored, American Impressionism and the Gilded Age, and America Triumphant – this course will examine the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries to see how American artists created new ways of seeing and recording a new country and its people.
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Weekly class will be held in the auditorium of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London. Advanced reservations are required for the series: please contact the Education Department at 860-443-2545 x2110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bob Potter is a graduate of Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts. He spent his early career as an art director and creative director for leading media companies including Scholastic Magazines, Time Warner, and National Geographic. Over the past decade, he helped create an innovative art therapy program for Save The Children, was a corporate development officer for the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and headed all marketing and communications for the Mystic Seaport Museum. Most re-cently, he launched a professional development program for art students at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts and is a docent at the Yale Center For British Art.