USCHS lecture: James Lancel McElhinney "Rethinking Seth Eastman: A Contemporary Perspective" Jan 17, 2018
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17
James Lancel McElhinney
"Rethinking Seth Eastman: A Contemporary Perspective"
The U.S. Capitol Historical Society is pleased to announce that James Lancel McElhinney will present a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Rethinking Seth Eastman: A Contemporary Perspective will focus on Eastman’s final works—a series of paintings depicting the Principal Fortifications of the United States, now housed in the United States Capitol.
McElhinney is an independent scholar, visual artist, author, and oral historian. He earned an MFA in painting from Yale and has received numerous fellowships and grants, including a 2017 Pollock Krasner Grant and a grant from National Endowment for the Arts.