Richard Kurin lecture and book signing, “Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects”

05/27/14 | By | 38 views More
When:
06/16/14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:
Wilkinson Public Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Anne Gerhard
970.728.3344 x4

What do Martha the last passenger pigeon, a fragment from Plymouth Rock, and Julia Child’s kitchen have in common? Each of these objects tells an important story about the diverse history of America. These and 98 other objects are part of The Smithsonian’s “History of America in 101 Objects,” the latest publication by the Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Richard Kurin.

Join us for a unique lecture and book signing with Richard Kurin and experience how each featured object comes to vivid life, providing a tactile connection to American history.

Share on StumbleUponDigg thisPin on PinterestShare on RedditShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookEmail this to someonePrint this page

Category:

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.