Library to host talk on ‘Ice Age art’
The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a talk on “The Creative Ice Age Brain: Cave Art in the Light of Neuroscience” by Barbara Olins Alpert, on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.
Alpert is an artist and art historian. She taught prehistoric art at the R.I. School of Design between 1988-2000. For many years, she has been engaged in field research on rock art in the U.S., France, Spain, Sweden, South Africa, India and Australia.
She works in a variety of media related to drawing, painting and sculpture. In addition to exhibitions of her work in the U.S., she has shown work in Malta, Russia, China and Japan. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a summa cum laude graduate of Brown University and a life member of the Art Student’s League.
The program is free and open to the public; call the library at 423-7280 for more information.