Brooklyn Historical Society Provides On Line Brain Food at Lunchtime

The Brooklyn Historical Society will provide a series of five free lunch time on-line discussions about objects in the Society’s collection  The first of these will be this Friday, May 22, starting at 12:30 p.m. Here’s what’s in store:

Join us for lunch! Our lunchtimes series Bite-Size History begins May 22 with BHS historian Nalleli Guillen who will provide in-depth looks at intriguing objects in our collection. This Friday she and Project Archivist/Reference Associate Mary Mann explore the history behind the statue of a seated Native American that stood outside a Brooklyn Heights cigar shop for decades, and what this object tells us about art, indigenous history, and who controls historical narratives. Learn more over your Thursday dinner leftovers or a delicious snack on Friday at 12:30 pm!

While the event is free, BHS asks you to register here. Funding for these events is provided by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.

 

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