The Bauhaus in America and Herbert Bayer's Harvard Murals

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street Pittsfield MA 01201



The OLLI Distinguished Speakers Series presents
Robert Wiesenberger

Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects
at the Clark Art Institute

The Bauhaus in America and Herbert Bayer's Harvard Murals

 Wednesday, July 31, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Berkshire Community College

K-111 Lecture Hall, Koussevitsky Arts Center
1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Mass. 01201  

Robert Wiesenberger of the Clark Art Institute will discuss the Bauhaus, the 20th century's most influential school of art and design, and its long afterlife in America. Specifically, he will focus on Bauhaus master Herbert Bayer's 1950 mural commissions for Harvard University, and how they reflect on midcentury American conversations about visual literacy, democracy, and a growing environmental consciousness.

Admission is $10 for OLLI at BCC and Berkshire Museum members, and $15 for the general public. To register, call 413.236.2190 or register online here. Tickets will also be available at the door on a space available basis. Admission is free to Berkshire Community College students and youth 17 and under.

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