Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos, an American historian and author of three books including Royals and the Reich, returns to the Quad Cities this October and will present on the fate of looted art during WWII. He will present at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA) on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 5 PM. Admission is $35 per person.
A second presentation will be held at the German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA) on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 PM. This special talk is a ticketed event priced at $20 for GAHC members and $25 for non-members.
Dr. Petropoulos presented in 2017 at Augustana College on the “Real (and Reel) Monuments Men.”
For more information on the upcoming presentations:
German American Heritage Center: On Monday, October 22 @ 6:30 PM we will host the program “Real (and Reel) Monuments Men, the Gurlitt Cache, and the Continuing Challenges of Nazi-Looted Art” with Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos at the German American Heritage Center. Refreshments will be served and seating is very limited. You may purchase tickets at the GAHC, over the phone, or on Eventbrite.
Figge Art Museum: A Talk with Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos at 5 PM Sunday, Oct. 21. Call 563.345.6642 to register. Join Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos for cocktails and dinner, followed by his presentation of “From Patronage to Nazi Plunder: French Modern Art and the Jews. A Complicated History.” Dr. Petropoulos is the John V. Croul Professor of European History at Claremont McKenna College in California. His talk will examine inextricable link between the rise of modernism in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century and Jewish cultural accomplishment. This program is possible thanks to the generous support of the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities.