Art of Conversation

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The Art of Conversation speaker series is designed to engage and enlighten attendees. Engage with a variety of artists who will inspire new ways of thinking about art. All programs are scheduled to take place at the Rahr-West Art Museum. 
Free and open to the public.

Buttoning Down the Past
2019 AOC bethlehem Pearl buttonThursday, April 25 @ 1pm
Presented by Pat Prange
Learn about all things buttons, including Bethlehem Pearl buttons, which involve at least 16 people to make just one button. Refreshments to follow.

Thomas Hart Benton
2019 AOC BentonSunday, June 9 @ 1pm
Presented by Ed Trover
Curator, Swope Art Museum
Refreshments to follow.

Naval Art
2019 AOC Naval History and Herritage LogoThursday, July 11 @ 1pm
Presented by John Pentangelo
Director, U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command
Refreshments to follow.

"What a Relief" Sculpting Walls Into WOWS!
Sunday, August 18 @ 1pm
Presented by Randy Detjen
Artist and award-winning sculptor Randy Detjen creates unique sculptures that bring life to walls--adding relief, depth and texture to them. Join Randy as he shares his story as an artist and demonstrates some of the techniques that he uses to create his unique style of 3D art. Refreshments to follow.

So... The Art of Tablescapes can be fun!
2019 AOC Linda Miller PictureThursday, October 17 @ 1pm
Presented by Linda Miller
Have you ever entertained and wished you knew how to present a fabulous table to be a focal point of your dinner? Linda will demonstrate how to create beautiful tablescapes, from easy to elegant. Refreshments to follow.