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Rock Island Frieze Lecture Series Considers Ideas that Changed Everything

October 27th, 2022
Rock Island Frieze Lecture Series Considers Ideas that Changed Everything

To kick off the 150th anniversary year of the Rock Island Public Library, the 25th annual Frieze Lecture series focuses on ideas that had a profound impact in their own times – much like the opening of the Rock Island Public Library, the first tax-supported public library to open in Illinois. The free lecture series takes place on four Thursdays at 2:00 pm, October 20, 27, November 3, and 10, in the Community Room of the Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. The 25th annual Frieze Lectures, a partnership between the Rock Island Public Library and Augustana College, will offer four faculty presentations... Read More

2018 Frieze Lecture Series Celebrates Other “Modern Lives”

October 17th, 2018
2018 Frieze Lecture Series Celebrates Other "Modern Lives"

The century of the French Moderns brought in  turbulent change and innovation, not only in the art world, but also in society, literature, and politics. The 2018 Frieze Lecture series, presented by the Rock Island Public Library and Augustana College, will ponder some of those changes with a look at other “Modern Lives” in France and beyond. The 21st annual lecture partnership takes its thematic cue from an community wide celebration of all things French as part of the Figge Museum exhibition, French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950. The series of four lectures by Augustana... Read More