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Crystal Bridges on Sunday

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UA professor of art history Lynn Jacobs and others will hold a panel discussion, "American Encounters: Thomas Cole and the Narrative Landscape," Sunday at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. The event is 2-3:30 p.m. in the Great Hall and is free.

Joining Jacobs, who'll talk about the landscape tradition starting in the 17th century, will be Oklahoma State University English professor Jeffrey Walker, who will talk about the influence of James Fenimore Cooper and other authors on Cole's work, and Crystal Bridges’ Curator of American Art Kevin Murphy, who will provide an overview of Thomas Cole’s career.

Director of Curatorial David Houston and Public Programs Coordinator Sara Segerlin will moderate.

Reservations may be made online.

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