Rethinking Regionalism: 20th-century Art and Visual Culture in the American West
December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Broadmoor Art Academy (the precursor to the current Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center), this symposium aims to provide a forum for new inquiries, challenges, and reassessments of Western American regional art and visual culture. For this event, scholars from around the country will gather to present the latest research on this vibrant period in American art and history.
Friday December 6: Keynote lecture and reception, 7 p.m.
Saturday December 7: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., symposium
Our Keynote speaker is Dr. Anne Hyde, historian at University of Oklahoma and former professor at CC; winner of the Bancroft prize for her book Empires, Nations and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860.
Locations: FAC and Cornerstone Arts Center Screening Room
Free and open to the public
Supported by Inasmuch Foundation