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Sit and Learn Series / CONTEMPORARY MAKERS

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The Art of Seating Programming: Sit and Learn Series
Learn more from contemporary chair designers, hear from local chair collectors, and explore Louisiana chair history with local scholars. Stay tuned for interactive chair challenges and more activities in this series.

Designed by Warren McArthur Jr. (1885-1961), Manufactured by Warren McArthur Corp., Rome, NY, Sling Seat Lounge Chair, c. 1935, Photo by Michael Koryta and Andrew VanStyn, Director of Acquisitions, Conservation and Photography

Designed by Warren McArthur Jr. (1885-1961), Manufactured by Warren McArthur Corp., Rome, NY, Sling Seat Lounge Chair, c. 1935, Photo by Michael Koryta and Andrew VanStyn, Director of Acquisitions, Conservation and Photography

CONTEMPORARY MAKERS / March 24 at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom

ϲʿֱ Educator Grant Benoit in conversation with contemporary makers Eleanor Campbell Richards and Aspen Golann on their chair designs and studio practices.


LSU Museum of Art thanks Partner Sponsor, Donald J. Boutté and Michael D. Robinson, and Presenting Sponsor, Taylor Porter Attorneys At Law, for sponsoring this exhibition. Additional support is provided by generous donors to the ϲʿֱ Annual Exhibition Fund: The Imo N. Brown Memorial Fund in memory of Heidel Brown and Mary Ann Brown; Louisiana CAT; Charles Schwing; The Alma Lee, H. N., and Cary Saurage Fund; The Newton B. Thomas Family/Newtron Group Fund; LSU College of Art & Design; Elizabeth M. Thomas; Mr. and Mrs. Sanford A. Arst. The Art of Seating is organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, in collaboration with the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation and is toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C. Programming sponsored by Louisiana CAT.

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