HI Grants $3,000 for Art Lecture Series

Humanities Iowa, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, granted $3,000 to the Edmundson Art Foundation for the 2010 Fall Lecture Series. A total of three lectures will be held at the Levitt Auditorium at the Des Moines Art Center at on the following dates:

Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age, lecture and book signing by Blair Kamin on Sunday, October 3 at 3 PM
Fingerman Lecture, lecture by Tony Cragg on Thursday, October 14 at 6:30 PM
Edvard Munch’s Vampires: Vixens or Virgins?, lecture by Jay Clarke on Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 PM

The lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is limited and advanced reservations are required. According to project director, Jill Feathersonte, the three lectures will accompany exhibitions that are at the Des Moines Art Center, as well as the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park.

The mission of Humanities Iowa is to promote understanding and appreciation of the people, communities, cultures, and stories of importance to Iowa and the nation.  For more information on funding opportunities from Humanities Iowa, see its website at http://www.humanitiesiowa.org.