AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo College is hosting a Fall lecture series focusing on the collections, art and music of war.
The Creative Mind Lecture Series will take an in-depth look at how war has become a popular theme for museum collections, artwork and music.
There will be six lectures throughout Oct. 26, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9, and all six lectures are free and open to the public.
The presenters include:
- Nathaniel Fryml, instructor of music at Amarillo College
- Michael R. Grauer, associate director for curatorial affairs/curator of art and western heritage for the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
- Dr. Jim Laughlin, professor of music at Amarillo College
- Dr. Amy Von Lintel, Doris Alexander Endowed Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts and an associate professor of art history at West Texas A&M University
Here is a schedule of the lectures provided by Amarillo College:
- Thursday, Oct. 26- Michael R. Grauer
- 12:30 p.m.- The Great War and the Panhandle-Plains Region part 1 at the Amarillo Museum of Art
- 7:00 p.m.- The Great War and the Panhandle-Plains Region part 2 at the Amarillo College Downtown Campus Bud Joyner Auditorium
- Thursday, Nov. 2- Dr. Amy Von Lintel
- 12:30 p.m.- The Horrors of War and Great Art: A Productive Connection, part 1 at the Amarillo College Concert Hall Theater
- 7:00 p.m.- The Horrors of War and Great Art: A Productive Connection, part 2 at the Amarillo College Downtown Campus Bud Joyner Auditorium
- Thursday, Nov. 9- Nathaniel Fryml & Dr. James E. Laughlin
- 12:30 p.m.- Battle Cries of Freedom: An Exploration of American War Tunes at the Amarillo College Concert Hall Theater
- 7:00 p.m.- Radio Days USO Presents: Battle Cries of Freedom with The Radio Days Orchestra and Amarillo Master Chorale at the Amarillo College Concert Hall Theater
You can find more information on the Lecture Series at Amarillo College here.