Mobile Museum of Art’s Director Series: William Blake – Legend and Legacy

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Date(s) - August 30, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mobile Museum of Art


This illustrated lecture, “William Blake: Legend and Legacy,” introduces English poet-artist William Blake (1757-1827) and explores the legendary artist’s enduring influence on modern ideas of genius, creativity and the artist’s role as social critic in his times.

Deborah Velders has been Director of the Mobile Museum of Art since 2012, and long ago completed a Master’s thesis on the art and poetry of William Blake’s visionary work, “Milton.”

FREE for Museum Donors ($500+ annual giving) | $10 for all other current MMofA Members | $20 for Non-Members | Beer and Wine by donation