Noontime Talk: "The American Revolution and Representations of Blackness in the New Nation"

Noontime Talk: "The American Revolution and Representations of Blackness in the New Nation"

with Dr. Liam Riordan, Professor of History, University of Maine, Orono

Image:
Susan Merrill (United States, 1791–1868) Memorial to Mrs. Lydia Emery (1717–1800), 1811, Watercolor on silk, 15 1/8 x 18 9/16 inches. Gift of Helen Harrington Boyd in memory of Susan Merrill Adams Boyd, 1968.4

End your week with art! Each Friday at noon, join a curator, educator, scholar, or artist in the galleries.

This week join Dr. Liam Riordan, Professor of History at the University of Maine, Orono, for his talk "The American Revolution and Representations of Blackness in the New Nation" inside our exhibition Model Citizens: Art and Identity in the United States, 1770-1830.