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Pierre Bellocq is coming to Harford County in fall 2015 for an exclusive exhibit of his work. He will be honored with the Robert and Anne Heighe Award for Excellence in Equestrian Journalism.
For more information, visit http://www.harford.edu/peb.
EVENT UPDATE: Honoring Peb: An Evening of Art & Conversation, originally scheduled for October 2, has been rescheduled for November 6, 6-9 p.m.
The contemporary art exhibit explored the American Military B.R.A.T., an invisible subculture.
This exhibit told the intriguing story of American racehorse Durbar II and his victory over the horse of King George V at the Epsom Derby in 1914—just at the outbreak of World War I. Owned by Herman B. Duryea, uncle of Robert Heighe, Durbar II lived at Prospect Hill Farm (now the Hays-Heighe House) and is interred on the property. The exhibit also related information about the British Royal Family’s passion for all equestrian sports, then and now, the use of horses in World War I, and the activity of British suffragettes at the start of the 20th century.
What does freedom mean to you? This exhibit brought to life the stories of documented individuals who sought or fought for freedom and whose lives engaged and inspired. The Faces of Freedom initiative commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Maryland Constitution of 1864, which ended slavery in the state.
Faces of Freedom was made possible by a grant from the Maryland Humanities Council through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This National Endowment for the Humanities traveling exhibition explored the concept of what makes a house a home. Complete with one hundred objects and interactive components.
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