The Interfaith Council of The Thanks-Giving Foundation will host Norman Rockwell historian Jane Allen Petrick as part of its continued Speaker Series Thursday, October 2, 2014, at First Unitarian Church of Dallas (4015 Normandy).
Program will begin promptly at 7:00 PM, followed by Q&A.
Reception and book signing to follow 8:00-8:30 PM.
Petrick will speak on her enlightening narrative, Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell’s America, which explores the motivation behind Norman Rockwell’s art and why he chose to incorporate people of color in his illustrations, highlighting his commitment to portray multiculturalism. Though hidden in plain sight, Asian, African, and Native Americans are present throughout Rockwell’s 4,000 illustrations.
Admission is free. Donations are encouraged and appreciated.
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