The Fight for the Four Freedoms:
What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great
Thursday, July 12
Award-winning historian and writer Harvey J. Kaye will offer reflections on the Four Freedoms and their legacy today during this special event. Kaye reveals how the victories and defeats of the Depression Era and World War II, and the struggles of our parents and grandparents, contain the bricks and mortar for rebuilding our democracy. The contributions of Norman Rockwell and other artists, who spread the message of the Four Freedoms, will be explored. Harvey Kaye is the Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay and the author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.
THURSDAY EVENING LECTURE AND PERFORMANCE SERIES
The Narrative Tradition
Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Enjoy this engaging series of talks and performances inspired by our current exhibition and the persuasive power of visual imagery in its many forms. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.