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Unidentified maker, Spectacle-Optometrist’s Trade Sign, 1867–1900. Wood, glass, paint, and iron, 29 x 82 x 3 in. Collection of Shelburne Museum, museum purchase, 1947. 1961-1.36. Photography by Andy Duback.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
6:00 pm

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Join Shelburne Museum curators Katie Wood Kirchhoff and Carolyn Bauer for a spectacular evening exploring our latest online exhibition, Eyesight & Insight: Lens on American Art. Kirchhoff and Bauer will frame their discussion on the four individual chapters of the exhibition exploring themes and objects ranging from 18th-century optical technologies to the social and historical connotations of eyeglasses in portraiture from the 19th century to today. Live audience Q&A to follow.