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Lunchtime Culture
Aug 18 2017 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunchtime Culture

Event Details

The Breman Museum, Center for Puppetry Arts, and High Museum of Art are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new between 12 noon and 1 PM. The program pairs two of the institutions for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a new perspective. Each lunchtime program is free and is approximately 20 minutes (with time to explore the Museum's exhibitions after the program.)

Space is limited. Guests will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Admittance to this program begins at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.

Location:

The Breman Museum

Program: Learn about Josef Skupa, a Czech puppeteer who performed satirical puppet shows during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia.

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