Online Lecture Oct. 5: “The Surprising Global Legacy of Anne Frank” 4 p.m. CST via Zoom. The event is free of charge, but pre-registration is requested by clicking here. UT Dallas’ Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies presents speaker, lecturer, educator and author Gillian Walnes Perry, the co-founder and Honorary Vice President of Anne Frank Trust UK. Topics covered include:
How Nelson Mandela and Audrey Hepburn’s lives were greatly influenced by Anne Frank’s diary
The astonishing effect that learning about Anne Frank has had on people in some of the world’s most turbulent and violent regions, breaking down long-held prejudicial views
The dramatic impact her story has had on British prisoners
The significant change Anne’s diary has made to millions of teenagers who have faced adolescent social problems and have succeeded in raising their ambition and aspirations thanks to learning her story
BRETTELL Art Exhibit Ends Oct. 9 Presented both in person and virtually at the SP/N Gallery, 3020 Stewart Dr. Gallery hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Thursdays and Fridays from 1-6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public; complimentary masks will be provided.
“BRETTELL: An Artists’ Homage to the Dynamic Influence of Rick Brettell” showcases the late Dr. Richard Brettell’s personal art acquisitions as well as an eclectic sampling of art works by some of the many artists who found their way into his personal sphere of influence and support. Brettell was the founding director of the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at UT Dallas and the former Eugene McDermott Director at the Dallas Museum of Art.