Thursday April 10, 2014
Opening Lecture: Romantic Spirits, Nineteenth-Century Southern Painting
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Following the opening reception for Romantic Spirits Martha R. Severens will deliver a lecture focusing on nineteenth-century painting in the South. She will discuss sublime Southern landscapes, images of the Lost Cause, portrayals of African Americans, and the heroic idealism of the South. Severens is an art historian, and from 1992 to 2010 was the curator at the Greenville County Museum of Art.