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Lunch & Learn | Fashion, Sensibility, and the British Empire in Jane Austen's World

Presented by Taft Museum of Art at Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati OH

Jun 24 2022
Lunch & Learn | Fashion, Sensibility, and the British Empire in Jane Austen's World

Dress and Turban, "Sense and Sensibility," 1995, Ang Lee, director. Worn by Harriet Walker as Fanny Dashwood. Jenny Beavan and John Bright, costume designers

Discover art and history in our Lunch & Learn! In collaboration with local experts, these lunch hour talks with the Taft reveal the Queen City’s culture from new perspectives.

This June, meet Maura O’ Connor, Associate Professor and Department Head of History at the University of Cincinnati.  Discover the economic and social transformation of Britain between 1750 and 1819. Learn how both the growth and integration of the British economy with its expanding imperial and global reach created Austen’s world as well as the material culture and emotional economy that would come to define it.

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This is a free event. Optional box lunch: $10 for Taft members; $15 for non-members. Museum admission sold separately.

Registration required one week in advance.

Questions? Please contact education@taftmuseum.org.

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316 Pike St , Cincinnati , OH 45202

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