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Lecture - Portals to the Past: Doughboy Sculptures in NYC Parks

Thursday, November 2, 2017

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Jennifer Wingate will discuss memorials by sculptors such as Augustus Lukeman, Pietro Montana, and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and how the stories of their creations open windows onto 1920s NYC.

Please note: Admission is free but space is limited. To RSVP, email artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Jennifer Wingate is Associate Professor of Fine Arts at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. She is the author of Sculpting Doughboys: Memory, Gender, and Taste in America's World War I Memorials and co-editor of the journal, Public Art Dialogue.

This event is in conjunction with the exhibition Over Here: A Centenial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks.

Location

Arsenal in Central Park
830 Fifth Avenue
Manhattan
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Location Details:
third floor

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Art & Antiquities

Contact Number

(212) 360-8163

Contact Email

artandantiquities@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks, Seniors

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There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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Beginning June 27, 2018, Central Park will become entirely car-free. The Central Park transverse roads at 97th, 86th, 79th and 65th Streets will remain open to motor vehicles.

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Beginning Monday, February 26, Belvedere Castle will be closed for restoration. The castle will reopen to the public in 2019. To reach our Urban Park Rangers at Central Park, please call (212) 360-1444.

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Beginning Monday, February 26, Belvedere Castle will be closed for restoration. The surrounding plaza and terrace remain open, but will also close in the coming weeks. The Belvedere will reopen to the public in 2019. For more information on the restoration of Belvedere Castle, please visit Central Park Conservancy's website.

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