Lectures & Programs

William D. White biographer, Nancy Carol Willis, is available to present lectures, programs, and book signings for your organizational meeting. Program length and content can be tailored to your needs. Contact Nancy at Birdsong@BirdsongBooks.com.

Scroll down to enjoy PowerPoint presentations given at the Biggs Museum of Art by leading art curators, conservators, and historians.

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The PowerPoint programs listed below were presented on, March 28, 2015 at the Biggs Museum of American Art as part of the Symposium: William D. White: The Art of Illustration in Delaware and Beyond, 1920-1940.

(Presentations © 2015 by the authors and may not be reproduced in part or whole.)

Program 1: by Nancy Carol Willis, William D. White Biographer.

Who Was William D. White

Program 2: by Ryan Grover, Curator, Biggs Museum of American Art.

White’s Wilmington

Program 3: by Christine Podmaniczky, Curator, N.C. Wyeth Collections and Historic Properties, Brandywine River Museum of Art.

Illustrating the Labors of Hercules

Program 4: by Mary F. Holahan, Curator of Illustration, Delaware Art Museum.

Influence of the Master-Legacy of Howard Pyle in the 1920s and 1930s

Program 6: by Heather Campbell Coyle, Curator of American Art, Delaware Art Museum.

Modernisms-Currents in American Art 1920-1950

On June 6, 2015 the Biggs Museum of American Art hosted a Lecture Series: William D. White and the Murals of Delaware.

(Presentations © 2015 and may not be reproduced in part or whole.)

Program by Dr. Joyce Hill Stoner, Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Material Culture, University of Delaware; Paintings Conservator, Winterthur/UD Program in Art Conservation; Director, UD Preservation Studies Doctoral Program.

Brandywine Valley Murals – Big ideas and even bigger conservation challenges