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Lewis Hine, Newsies at Brooklyn Bridge Starting Out at 1 a.m. in a Blizzard on a Sunday, 1908, gelatin silver print on paper, 10 5/8 × 13 1/2 inches. Collection of Michael Mattis & Judith Hochberg. Courtesy art2art Circulating Exhibitions.

Image Gallery

Our Strength Is Our People – VIRTUAL

Friday, June 11, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free for Museum Members; $10 suggested donation for non-members

Join Hank Bovee, touring docent, for an interactive conversation about four artworks in our special exhibition Our Strength Is Our People: The Humanist Photographs of Lewis Hine. Before the discussion, find a quiet space. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and let it out slowly. Now open your eyes, and engage with the artworks in the image gallery; click on the thumbnail for a larger image, and spend about 15 minutes looking slowly at each.

  • What’s going on in this artwork? What do you see that makes you say that?
  • How does each photograph make you feel? Why?
  • Could you picture yourself in this place? Why or why not?

Slow Art Fridays

On selected Fridays at 12pm, docents lead virtual, in-depth conversations about a few artworks in our Collection or special exhibitions. The goal is simple: slow down, discover the joy of looking at art, and talk about the experience with others. Topics, artworks, and self-guided questions are posted on the Museum's website in advance for participants, or for those wishing to have a self-guided experience on their own. For more information or to add your name to our Slow Art Fridays mailing list, click here to email us or call 828.253.3227 x121.

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