Museum Curator to Discuss Baroque Printmaker at College’s Lyceum Event

Lone Star College Montgomery News

Published on: January 04, 2013

Kicking off the spring session of Lyceum events at LSC-Montgomery is Dr. Dena Woodall, curator with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, discussing the works of artist Jacques Callot on Thursday, February 7, from 12-1 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the colleges Music Hall (Building H.)The presentation is free to the public. Refreshments will be provided, and a meet-and-greet reception will start at 11:30 a.m. in the same location.  Woodall is assistant curator of prints and drawings at the museum. She holds a doctorate degree in art history with a specialization in Renaissance and Baroque art from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. Baroque printmaker Callot left his mark in this world with more than 1,400 detailed etchings chronicling life in the early 1600s.  Some of his most famous pieces include two series of prints on “The Miseries and Misfortunes of War.” Woodall will discuss these works among the many others that showcase Callots sophisticated etching techniques. The Lyceum Speaker Series at LSC-Montgomery provides a variety of free lectures throughout the fall and spring semesters that are based on sociological, historical, economical, political, psychological, and spiritual views. All students, staff, and faculty, as well as community members, are invited to attend any Lyceum event throughout the year.For more information about this presentation, please visit, or contact Dr. Linda Woodward, professor of art at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 273-7228 or is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter …

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