(Virtual Art Talk) Art and World War II: Hitler’s Cultural Ambitions and Nazi Theft

149 Main Street
Amesbury, MA 01913 United States
Amesbury Public Library
Thursday, November 18, 2021 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (EST)
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Join us for a virtual art talk! From his failed attempts as a painter to his grand plans to loot European masterworks, art played a central role in Hitler’s personal life and political strategies. Learn more about Nazi exhibitions of so-called “degenerate art,” theft from European churches, museums and private collections as well as the challenge of restoring works to their rightful heirs today. About the Presenter: Jane Oneail holds a master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She is a NH native and has worked at some of the state’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. This event is funded by the Friends of the Amesbury Public Library. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent the morning of the program. CONTACT: Aimie Westphal 978-388-8148 x614 awestphal@amesburylibrary.org
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