Zip Zoom Discussion: Milles' "Fountain" Sculpture

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Art - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Wednesday, December 15, 2021
12:30 PM-1:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Description: Maybe you remember when there was a working fountain in the galleries of the Worcester Art Museum. Join docent Susan Gately as she discusses Carl Milles' "Fountain." Commissioned for the Worcester Art Museum by the donors, this fountain employs symbolism to evoke Milles' childhood memory of stargazing in a boat with his father. Learn more about this work and its history with this Zip Zoom discussion! Register with this link

Sculpted by Carl Milles, Foundry, cast by Roman Bronze Works, Fountain, 1940–1941, silvered pewter, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George N. Jeppson, 1941.8
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Created: November 19, 2021 at 11:29 AM
Last Modified: December 1, 2021 at 12:50 PM

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