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The Circus, Part 3

Event Type Art à la Carte / Free Videos, Adults, Free Programs
Date calendar  Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Time clock  12:15pm - 1:15pm (1h)
Location Isabel Hall
Details

Drawing upon a vast and richly visual archive and featuring a host of performers, historians and aficionados, The Circus tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. This series reveals the circus was a uniquely American entertainment created by a rapidly expanding and industrializing nation, embraced and made possible by Western imperialism, its history shaped by a tension between its unconventional entertainments and prevailing standards of respectability.  60 min.

Art à la Carte is a series of informative programs focusing on the arts. Offered free of charge on Wednesdays at 12:15p, participants are encouraged to bring lunch or pick up something from The Palette Café. Coffee, tea, and cookies provided. All programs are held in the FIA’s Isabel Hall unless otherwise noted.