Art at Noon: The Visual Context of Benjamin Franklin

Wednesday, July 1st, 12:00 to 1:00 PM

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In this Art at Noon with scholar Dr. Paul Sivitz, we dive into Benjamin Franklin’s iconic status that has been, since his own lifetime, bolstered by images and shapes our perceptions of this historical figure. The numerous portraits, busts, and drawings from the eighteenth century are only a part of the vast collection of visual Frankliniana. Examine the man and his likenesses within a historical context for this fourth of July holiday week.

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Wednesday July 1
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Come enjoy discussions and lectures with PAFA scholars and artists covering a variety of topics related to PAFA’s exhibitions, collections, and areas of interest. Now you can enjoy these lectures from the comfort of your couch. Join us each Wednesday at noon and now you can even bring your lunch!
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The Visual Context of Benjamin Franklin:
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