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SPEAKER: ADAM VAN DOREN | ENTERTAINER: MARK WATSON

IN THE FOUNDERS' FOOTSTEPS: Landmarks of the American Revolution; A journey through America's original thirteen colonies with paintings and essays by the author.

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SPEAKER: ADAM VAN DOREN | ENTERTAINER: MARK WATSON
SPEAKER: ADAM VAN DOREN | ENTERTAINER: MARK WATSON

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Mar 07, 2023, 12:00 PM EST

3 West Club, 3 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019, USA

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SPEAKER: ADAM VAN DOREN

IN THE FOUNDERS' FOOTSTEPS: Landmarks of the American Revolution

 A journey through America's original thirteen colonies in search of the historical sites of the Revolution, with paintings and essays by the author and a foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick.

“Van Doren has a knack for revealing relics of the Revolution as strangely, beautifully alive.”—Wall Street Journal

Adam Van Doren is the artist and author of The Stones of Yale (Godine), which includes a foreword by Robert A. M. Stern and a preface by Henry Chauncey, Jr.; The House Tells the Story: Homes of the American Presidents (Foreword by David McCullough); An Artist in Venice; In The Founders' Footsteps':Landmarks of the American Revolution (Foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick).

Van Doren’s artwork is included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; The Wadsworth Atheneum; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Yale University Art Gallery, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The New Britain Museum of American Art, The Addison Gallery, The Princeton University Art Museum; and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. His work has been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., among other institutions, and Van Doren teaches at Yale University, where he is also an Associate Fellow.

ENTERTAINER: MARK WATSON

Trained on full scholarship at the Juilliard School of Music and winner of several International Vocal competitions, operatic baritone Mark Watson has sung concerts, operas and oratorios in Israel, Italy and Belgium and on national television in Japan. In New York City he has appeared in Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and Carnegie Hall. He has performed in the Annenberg Center in Philadelphia, the Fisher Orchestra Hall in Detroit and the Meadow Brook Festival. Mark sang the American premier of Karl Jenkin’s cantata,The Healers in his 4th solo appearance at Carnegie Hall, and was presented as Artist of the Year at the Max Fisher Music Center (Orchestra Hall) where he premiered David DiChiera’s A Letter to Sarah, a concert aria for voice, trumpet and piano.

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