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Severed Heads: The Power of Women in 16th and 17th Century Art

Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza, Associate Professor of Art History, Latin American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Central Florida, will examine Mannerist and Baroque depictions of some of art history’s most notorious women. Discover what Judith, Salome, Susanna, Medusa, and all their sisters have to say about the place and power of women through the centuries.

This Dine & Learn, presented by the Modernism Museum Mount Dora, will take place at the Museum’s award-winning restaurant, 1921 Mount Dora. The cost is $35 for a three-course, prix-fixe luncheon (12:30 PM) or dinner (6:30 PM) menu. Contact the Modernism Museum or 1921 Mount Dora for menu details.

 Please call the Modernism Museum at (352) 385-0034 to reserve your spot. Limited seating is available.

(Painting: Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Beheading Holofernes (c.1620), Galleria Uffizi)