Clemens Conversations: Without Money or Moneyed Friends
June 7 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$6.50
Wednesday, June 7 at 12 PM (Noon) ET – Without Money or Moneyed Friends: Mark Twain, Charles Ethan Porter, and Art Patronage in the Gilded Age
$6.50 per virtual connection, free for museum members; REGISTER HERE.
This program will explore the relationship between Mark Twain and Charles Ethan Porter, a prominent Black painter in Gilded Age Connecticut. New research has enriched what we know about this relationship and its connections to changes in art patronage and philanthropy in the Gilded Age, including the influence of Candace Wheeler, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Karl Gerhardt, and Livy Clemens.
Clemens Conversations are hosted on Zoom. Once you purchase your ticket, keep an eye out for an emailed receipt, which will contain a link to register for the Zoom session.