REMOTE VIA ZOOM: Monday Mornings: The Lost World of Mid-Century Futurism

Monday, October 189:30—10:30 AMOnline

A look back at the heyday of American futurism, when dreams of a bright and glorious tomorrow captured the American imagination. From the futuristic dreams of 1939 World's Fair to the heady days of the Space Age, this illustrated program reveals the upsides and downsides to futuristic visions in the mid-20th-century. Join us as we revisit this lost world of flying cars, domestic robots, undersea cities, and life in space. Gordon Arnold, Ph.D., is the author of seven nonfiction books including The Rise and Fall of the Future (2020). He was formerly a long-time professor of liberal arts at Montserrat College of Art. This presentation will be exclusively live via Zoom. Program will not be recorded for later broadcast.

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