Hodson Trust-Griswold Director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience Adam Goodheart and Nancy L. Underwood Associate Professor of Art History Donald McColl brought their students to visit the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
The Department of Art and Art Historytook 75 students to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, including students enrolled in a variety of studio and art history classes, and a number of international students.
Adam Goodheart, the director of the C.V Starr Center for the American Experience, gave a talk at the Smithsonian Art Museum about his book 1861: The Civil War Awakening. Goodheart walked the audience through portions of his book with intriguing stories about the people of the Civil War era, including General E.E. Elsworth and ornery Union firefighters.