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Lycoming College offers seminar "Great Artists of the Western World" to the community

Lycoming College invites the public to explore some of the greatest European artists by enrolling in the seminar, “Great Artists of the Western World.” The offering is part of openLYCOMING, a program launched earlier this year to help enrich the lives of the members of the Williamsport community.

Hosted by Amy Golahny, Ph.D., professor of art history at Lycoming College, the seminar will examine the continuity and innovation of some of the most compelling artists of Europe, including Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Bernini and Picasso, among others. Attendees will learn how these artists exploited the works of their predecessors for their own original designs.

Golahny has served Lycoming College for more than 30 years as the Logan A. Richmond Professor of Art History. Her courses are well-regarded for their in-depth analysis of artists and their works, and her research of Rembrandt and Dutch art makes her a strong resource in the art world. Golahny’s efforts regarding local history and art have preserved and recorded the importance of Williamsport’s contributions to the art world.

The four-week course will be held on Wednesdays, Oct. 19, Oct. 26, Nov. 9 and Nov. 16 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Lycoming College Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Lecture Hall. Cost of the course is $25.

More information is available at The deadline for registration is Oct. 12.

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