Curator Lecture - Art of the Hollywood Backdrop: Cinema’s Creative Legacy


Karen Maness and Thomas Walsh

Karen Maness and Thomas Walsh


Fri, Apr 8, 2022, 1 - 2pm
Adult: $5.00
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Adult: $15.00
Non Members
Student (with ID): $5.00
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In preparation for the upcoming Art of the Hollywood Backdrop exhibition, co-curators Thomas A. Walsh and Karen L. Maness discuss the history of Hollywood motion picture backdrop painting and highlight some of its scenic artists. Learn about the Art Directors Backdrop Recovery Project and the backdrops current role as teaching artifacts for the Texas Performing Arts Hollywood Backdrop Collection. 

This programming is made possible in part with the generous support of the Wyeth Foundation for American Art and our Leadership Fund Donors.

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