Course Description

Joel Farkas, lifelong learning lecturer

See the American Revolution through the eyes of the artists who chronicled the founding of our

country. Learn more about the artists themselves, and the story behind such works as: Washington

Crossing The Delaware; Gilbert Stuart’s Iconic George Washington; Paul Revere’s Engraving Of The

Boston Massacre; The John Trumbull Paintings In The Rotunda Of The U.S. Capitol Building; and the

Charles Willson Peale painting Of George Washington that was attacked! We’ll also explore other art

forms such as poetry (Paul Revere’s Ride) and music (Yankee Doodle.) Learn more about the huge

impact these and other works of art had in arousing the passions that shaped public opinion both

during and after the war.


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Section Title
"Painting" The American Revolution:The Founding Of Our Country Through The Eyes Of The Artist
Online, remote live
10:30AM to 12:00PM
Jun 28, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $35.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 21, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 21, 2022
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