Monday, August 27, 2007

Saint-Gaudens film to screen at Smithsonian

A new documentary on New Hampshire's own Augustus Saint-Gaudens will screen at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. on Friday, September 7, 2007 at 5 p.m. The film, Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture, is produced by New York-based Our Town Films and Paul G. Sanderson III and was filmed partially in New Hampshire over the last couple of years.

The September screening will be preceded by an afternoon symposium beginning at 1:30 p.m. guest speakers will include George Gurney, Deputy Chief Curator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Henry Duffy, Curator of the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, among others. A reception will follow the screening and the event is free and open to the public.

For additional information on the symposium, click here.