Southeastern's Sims Library to host ‘Let's Talk Art’

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: February 22, 2013


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University's Sims Memorial Library will host a continuation of the free lecture series "Let's Talk: Art."
     Sponsored jointly by Southeastern's Department of Fine and Performing Arts, the Friends of Sims Library (FoSL) and the Hammond Regional Arts Center, the spring series begins Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 5 p.m. at the Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas Street, across from the Columbia Theatre.
     Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton, associate professor of graphic design, will present "Where's the Swag in Graphic Design?" a survey of African American graphic design pioneers as well as current successful designers.
     Future talks are scheduled as follows:
     •    Wednesday, March 20:  "Building, Bending, Soaring: Women Architects Hit New Heights" by Irene Nero, associate professor of art history, noon, Sims Library, third floor.
     •    Wednesday, April 24:  "Caravaggio:  A Cry in the Dark."  Timothy Silva, instructor of art history.  5 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center.
     For more information, call the library at 549-3962.



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