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Restore Explore Connect: The Art of William Garl Browne, Jr.
April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Preservation Greensboro is planning an exciting Lecture Series in early 2017 that will focus on Architecture, the Decorative Arts, and History in the Gate City and Guilford County. The series will take place week nights, and will be presented by scholars and experts who have studied the unique facets of our history that makes our community a remarkable place to live.
We have a great storyline spanning 300 years of history here in our corner of the world. Why not learn more about it? Our Lecture Series is free to the public, and topics are detailed on our Events page. Please plan to join us for Restore Explore Connect – Preservation Greensboro’s 2017 Lecture Series!
William Garl Browne Jr. was a nineteenth century portrait artist who exhibited in the National Academy in 1840, and earned national fame through a collection of portraits of General Zachary Taylor in 1847. Browne painted hundreds of portraits including members of the Morehead family. Tamara Vaughan, a UNCG graduate student in Museum Studies, will present her research on Browne’s works at Blandwood. 1.5 hours