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Lunch and Learn: Kyla Dierking and Hannah Lehman
June 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join recent University of Puget Sound art history graduates Kyla Dierking and Hannah Lehman to learn more about artist and entrepreneur Abby Williams Hill. As students in Professor Linda Williams’ Art History 380 course in Fall of 2016, Dierking and Lehman completed extensive research on Abby Hill that helped to establish the themes addressed in Promoting the West: Abby Williams Hill and the Railroads. These young scholars will share insights about Hill’s training and early career. Find out how these experiences influenced her artistic style during her commission from the Great Northern Railroad.

About Lunch and Learn Talks

Bring your own lunch, or come early to order a delicious box lunch from TAM Cafe.  Each Lunch and Learn talk takes place during the lunch hour and features a guest speaker to bring knowledge and depth to a particular exhibition currently showing at Tacoma Art Museum.

Cost: Lunch and Learn talks are free.

Above: Abby Williams Hill (American, 1861-1943), Mount Rainier from Eunice Lake (detail), 1904. Oil on canvas, 27½ × 34⅝ inches. Collection of University of Puget Sound ©University of Puget Sound.