Politics, Culture and Bagels! Enjoy three stimulating lectures this fall by some of the area’s best thinkers and speakers on a variety of cultural and contemporary topics while noshing with friends. The perfect way to spend a Sunday morning! Generously sponsored by Phyllis and Howard Fischer in memory of Nan and Joseph P. Sobo.
Stranded at the Gershman Y
The Gershman Y
Sunday, November 23, 11 am
Click here to register or call 215-545-4400
Maxine Gaiber, the Gershman Y’s new Executive Director (direct from the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts) gives an enlightening introduction to the work of American photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand, whose work is on display in a special exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Strand’s life’s work includes his breakthrough trials in abstraction and street portraits, close-ups of natural and machine forms, and extended explorations of the American Southwest, Mexico, New England, France, Italy, Scotland, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, and Romania. Whether you’re planning to see the exhibit or just want to learn more about the artist, don’t miss this illuminating discussion about this influential Jewish American artist!