September 10, 2016–October 29, 2016University Museum, Sutton Hall
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exhibition tells the story of Milton Bancroft from the beginning of his career in
the late 19th century as an artist and teacher through his personal
response to World War I.
A versatile American artist known for his
Impressionistic paintings, Bancroft engaged in home
front efforts during the first World War designing posters for the U. S. Navy,
Red Cross, and Council of National Defense. His
best-known poster was titled “To Arms” and is
considered an iconic art piece of Americana.
A reception will be held September 10, 6:00–8:30 p.m.
This project is supported, in party, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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