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Hilliard Museum host symposium featuring art of Sir Winston Churchill

Posted: 7:08 AM, Jan 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-14 08:08:20-05

The Hilliard Art Museum will host a symposium on the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill on Friday, January 17 at the LITE Center in Lafayette.

Susie Gottardi joined GMA to share more on the half-day symposium and the Churchill art exhibition.

The event will correspond with the opening of the museum's newest exhibit, The Art of Sir Winston Churchill, which will run from January 17 until March 21.

Coming together for the symposium will be UL Lafayette Art and History department faculty, historians from the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy at The National WWII Museum, and British author and scholar, David Reynolds.

Gottardi says that the day's program will add another dimension to Churchill's life as a statesman, artist and writer.

The half-day symposium is free and open to the public. The program runs from 8:30 am until 12:30 pm.

Guests are asked to register in advance online at eventbrite . Lunch orders will close at 11:30 pm on Thursday, January 9.

More information can be found at the Hilliard Art Museum website .