Talk and Walk: The Amazing Illustrations of Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization

5/18/2022 at 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Event Description

Join Senior Curator of Education and History, Zach Zacharias, at the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art for a look at the Florida images from Harper’s Weekly. Once the most popular newspaper in America from 1855-1910, Harper’s Weekly gave birth to modern journalism. Using amazing illustrations carved from wood engravings and new technology, Harper’s Weekly could visually document moments in American and Florida history with great ease. A blend of art, technology, and history, this presentation takes you on a visual journey through the state during the Civil War and the Gilded Age of Florida.

Free for members or with paid museum admission.

Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art
352 S. Nova Road
Daytona Beach FL 32114