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PERRY-MANSFIELD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL & CAMP: A HISTORY OF ART IN NATURE WITH AUTHOR DAGNY MCKINLEY

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join author Dagny McKinley as we celebrate her book Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp: A History of Art in Nature. In 1914, Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield envisioned a secluded institution nestled in the mountains, where art and nature could intersect. By the 1920s, their remote school & camp in Steamboat Springs was serving as a hub for top dancers of the time. In addition to training thousands of dancers, the school showcased equestrian jumping and performed plays by the masters. The theater program eventually attracted many of today’s leading actors and actresses. Author Dagny McKinley presents the story of America’s longest continuously running performing arts camp

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Date:
October 14
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.treadofpioneers.org/article.php?id=167

Organizer

Tread of Pioneers Museum
Phone:
970-879-2214
Website:
http://www.treadofpioneers.org

Venue

Tread of Pioneers
800 Oak St.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 United States
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Phone:
970-879-2214
Website:
http://www.treadofpioneers.org/