(February 8, 2016) – On Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 p.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present “An Armchair Art Tour: Eternal Spring” and on Saturday, February 27 at 1:30 p.m., “Backyard Gardening will be presented. The Library is located at 550 East Broad Street.
Eternal Spring will be presented by Michael Norris, PhD, who was an art educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for many years. Through his talk, audience members will be able to wander vicariously through fabulous private gardens, from ancient to medieval. He will discuss the art and plants of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and its branch museum, the Cloisters. Dr. Morris earned his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego, and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has lectured on trips all over the world.Continue reading