Warner Foundation Programs and Events: 2011 in Review

 Traveling exhibitions 2011

April 1- July 3, 2011 – An American Odyssey exhibition, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT.

August 8 – November 6, 2011 – An American Odyssey exhibition, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

December 15 – An American Odyssey exhibition opens at Whispering Cliffs, Tuscaloosa, AL.


Foundation-sponsored public programs


January 19                              

Book Signing Author, WWMAA

Author Ron Robinson book discussion, ‘Funding Fathers’ and the Young America’s Foundation. 


January 20                              

History Matters Lecture, WWMAA

Dr. David Beito – New Deal Witch Hunt:  Civil Liberties of the Roosevelt and Truman Administrations.


February 3                              

Why History Painting Matters Artist/Collector Talk, WWMAA

Mr. Warner and Caleb O’Connor on contemporary history painting.


February 17                            

Thirsty for Art? WWMAA                  

George Washington Birthday Celebration

Gallery talk with docent and historian Richard Rhone


March 17                                

History Matters Lecture, WWMAA

Dr. Lisa Dorr: Co-ed Dating and Drinking in the 1920’s


March 17-21                           

Jack Warner Art Institute, Artist Workshop

Internationally acclaimed artist Quang Ho conducted a five-day institute, followed by a public talk about his work.


 March 21                                

Jack Warner Art Institute Artist Talk

Painter Quang Ho discuss his work highlighting works in the Warner Collection.


April 21                                  

Thirsty for Art? Musical performance, WWMAA

The Stillman College Choir will sing selected period songs inspired by works in the Collection.


May 26                                   

Spring Thirsty for Art?  Whispering Cliffs   

Viewing of Foundation owned artwork and recent aquisitions held at Whispering Cliffs. 


June 12-17                              

 TAHP (Teaching American History Program), Whispering Cliffs

A Professional development program for Tuscaloosa City and County School teachers and administrators.


July 21                                    

Thirsty for Art? at Whispering Cliffs

New Video and Surprise Party for Jack


August 18                              

Thirsty for Art? at Whispering Cliffs

Surrealist artist Clinton Deckert, Between the Real and Unreal: Surrealism and Clinton Deckert 


September 15                         

Thirsty for Art? at Whispering Cliffs 

Realist painter John Kelley on The Inherent Value of Contemporary Realism


October 20-23                        

Thirsty for Art? Travels to Philadelphia; Foundation Trip


October 21                             

Jack Warner Symposium on American Art, University of Pennsylvania


 November 17                     

 Thirsty for Art? at Whispering Cliffs

Program director Maura O’Shea PowerPoint preview of “An American Odyssey.”


December 15                       

Opening reception and holiday party An American Odyssey: Home for the Holidays at Whispering Cliffs

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