Sunday, August 15, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Forest Dialogues Lecture Series
Enjoy a special conversation with Patricia Shippee and Peter Cable regarding the influence and connection of artists and artistic thought on the land conservation efforts in Old Lyme, CT, which has a long and rich history as one of the nation’s most famous art colonies. Shippee brings her enthusiasm for arts preservation, and Cable’s special interests include recognizing the historical, scenic, and natural features of this region, while mitigating the effects of climate change.
Please note: The Forest Dialogue Lecture Series is intended to take place outdoors. In the event of rain, and out of an abundance of caution with the COVID-19 crisis, all outdoor lectures will instead take place virtually on Zoom during the same planned date and time. All registered attendees for the outdoor program will automatically receive a Zoom invitation.
Please register using this form. Space is limited.
About the Speakers
Patricia Shippee has been an Accredited Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers since 2003, designated in Personal Property: Fine Arts, and provides appraisals of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper for insurance, estate, and charitable donation purposes. A dealer and consultant in fine art for many years, Shippee brings expertise in the field of fine art through her studies in art history, personal art collecting, museum, lecture, and auction attendance, as well as a gallery owner, curator, and art consultant in New York City and Connecticut. A resident of Old Lyme for more than 50 years, she first volunteered in the early 1970s with the Lyme Historical Society, home of the Florence Griswold Museum.
Over his 48-year career in underwater acoustics and sonar research and development,Peter Cable has experience as a researcher, teacher, scientific team member, program director, and line manager. He and his wife Jane have lived in Old Lyme for 51 years. For 12 of those years, he has been a member of Old Lyme’s Open Space Commission, which identifies land in town for open space acquisition, manages existing open space, and advises land use boards and commissions. Peter’s special interests include recognizing the historical, scenic and natural features of this area and helping to mitigate the effects of climate change.