Drew Gilpin Faust, Harvard University’s president and eminent Civil War historian, discusses some of the forms in which the American Civil War was perceived by and represented to the American people, and the ways in which the nation dealt with the unprecedented carnage the War wrought.
Tickets required. Pick up free tickets beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s Kogod Courtyard.
Program is in conjunction with the exhibition The Civil War and American Art.
Event begins at 7:00PM
Presented by: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Featured Artist(s): Drew Gilpin Faust