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September 2019

An Introduction to Einstein’s Theories of Relativity

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042 United States
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Using videos, animations, and no math, we will learn about Einstein's theories and some of the amazing experiments that confirmed them.

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Masters of Photography: Daguerre, Nadar….

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montclair Public Library Bellevue Branch, 185 Bellevue Ave
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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$20

The lecture will offer a look into enthralling biographies of photography’s pioneers, discuss various photographic processes they used, and review the influence the first photographers had on the development of the medium.

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Emotion and Freedom: German Expressionist Art

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042 United States
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$20

Rejection of traditional art in the early twentieth century led in Germany to the creation of an innovative, uninhibited, intense and powerful art that took various forms. Among those artists whose works will be considered in this lecture are Kirchner, Nolde, Kandinsky, Klee, and Lehmbruck.

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Understanding Our Constitution for Today’s Democracy

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042 United States
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$20

The Constitution embodies human dignity that has been defended ardently since its creation. Based on both British laws and the Torah, the class will provide historical context for the Constitution and its imperative respect for our Democracy today. Both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution will be highlighted using landmark Supreme Court decisions from 1803 to the present.

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Monet to Rothko: From Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montclair Public Library Bellevue Branch, 185 Bellevue Ave
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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$20

What do Monet, Matisse and Mark Rothko have in common?  Our favorite Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists formed a direct line to the Abstract Expressionist and Color Field paintings of fifty years later, skipping right over all that Surrealism stuff.

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French Composers

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042 United States
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$20

From the Baroque and Rameau, to the romantics, including Berlioz, to the impressionists Debussy and Ravel-- tracing the contributions of the French in classical music, with biographies and many musical examples.

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