Art at Lunch | Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy


Walt Whitman, America’s “poet of democracy,” turns 200 in 2019. To mark the bicentennial, contemporary art curator Judith Tannenbaum and Lynne Farrington (Senior Curator for the University of Pennsylvania's Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts) have organized Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy, a region-wide series of cultural events and artistic commissions.

Learn from the experts about Whitman’s connection to the Greater Philadelphia region, including his friendships with Thomas Eakins, as well as Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell.