The art of leading American artists and photographers of the American Civil War era will be the topic of April’s Dinner & a Lecture Series sponsored by Historic Beaufort Foundation at the Verdier House, Monday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m. Lecturer and author Ron Roth will share recent scholarship that demonstrates how significant Civil War art is to understand the war.
From the battlefield to the home front, art of the period includes insights into the war through images of the experiences of soldiers, civilians and enslaved Africans. It illustrates the motivations of both sides of the conflict and eloquent depictions of the human face of the war.
A wine and hors d’oeuvre reception begins at 5:30; the program is 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Admission for members is $15/$25 per member/couple. Non-member admission is$20/$30 per person/couple. Call 843-379-3331 to make reservations. Reservations for Saltus River Grill’s special for lecture ticket-holders may be made by calling Saltus at 843-379-3474.