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Sat 2:30 PM

Michael Ferber: The Social Vision of William Blake

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Public

Cost: Chicago Humanities Festival
Members: $10
Public: $12
Students and Teachers: $5

Contact: Block Museum of Art   847.491.4000

Group: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

Category: Fine Arts


Why has the work of William Blake remained such a vital resource for dissenters, activists, and utopians? Michael Ferber, an antiwar activist during the Vietnam War and a defendant in the “Spock Trial,” is a leading expert on Blake. Coinciding with the Block Museum’s exhibition “William Blake in the Age of Aquarius,” Ferber will discuss and explore how Blake’s work reveals the connections between art, belief, and action. Audience members will be invited to tour the exhibition following the talk.

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