Freedom: Art as the Messenger

1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC, 20001

Thursday, April 11 — Friday, June 14, 2019
Monday – Saturday | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Art exhibition free and open to the public

#ArtMessenger

The Imagery of Freedom

Special Event
June 5, 2019
6:30PM to 8:00PM EDT
2019-06-05 18:30:00 2019-06-05 20:00:00 America/New_York The Imagery of Freedom Using eagles and flags to rainbows and abstract art, many people have expressed ideas about freedom in art. Are there commonalities among these representations? Do these representations reflect competing values? When do images make a stronger impression than words? What makes some images clichés and some unique and attention-getting successes? Join us to hear a discussion of these questions and more. Additional speakers will be added in the near future. .live-online-now-video {max-width: 770px; clear: both;} .live-online-now-text {margin-top: 16px; clear: both; float: left;} .streaming-event .live-online-now-video, .streaming-event .live-online-now-text {display: none;} If you can't make it to the event, you can watch it live online at www.cato.org/live and join the conversation on Twitter using #ArtMessenger . Follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute. - https://www.cato.org/freedom-art-as-the-messenger/events/imagery-freedom Hayek Auditorium, Cato Institute
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Featuring Harriet Lesser, Curator, Freedom: Art as the Messenger; Curator, Strathmore; Former Director of Exhibitions, VisArts, Rockville, Maryland; Former Director of Exhibitions, Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives, Washington, DC; Exhibition Artist in the United States and Overseas; Adah Rose Bitterbaum, Owner, Adah Rose Gallery; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Cato Daily Podcast host, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.

Using eagles and flags to rainbows and abstract art, many people have expressed ideas about freedom in art. Are there commonalities among these representations? Do these representations reflect competing values? When do images make a stronger impression than words? What makes some images clichés and some unique and attention-getting successes? Join us to hear a discussion of these questions and more.

Additional speakers will be added in the near future.

If you can’t make it to the event, you can watch it live online at www.cato.org/live and join the conversation on Twitter using #ArtMessenger . Follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute.

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