DELAWARE ART MUSEUM – Sunday Matinee & Film Discussion

The Best of Everything

During the years before Shelly Reuben‘s first book was published, she worked at various advertising agencies in New York City, and experienced first-hand the excitement and drama of life as it is portrayed in The Best of EverythingIn this 1959 movie, three ambitious Manhattan women contend with romantic disappointments, office politics, and the threat that their dreams for a fulfilling career will be cut short by marriage, children, and inertia. 

Inspired by Mac Conner’s illustrations portraying American style and culture in The Original Mad Man exhibition at the Delaware Art Musuem, this lighthearted talk and screening will draw comparisons between Conner’s imagery of women and the lifestyle, fashion, and careers of women featured in the film.   FREE.   

Date:  Sunday, September 10, 2017      Mac Conner - JPEG - Let's Take a Trip Up The Nile
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

LOCATION:  Delaware Art Museum  

 2301 Kentmere Parkway                            Wilmington, Delaware 19806                 
 Phone: 302.571.9590
 Toll-free: 866.232.3714
Delaware Art Museum Contact: Saralyn Rosenfield   302.351.8504          

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Illustration for “Let’s Take a Trip Up the Nile” in This Week Magazine, November 5, 1950. By Mac Conner (born 1913). Gouache and graphite on illustration board. Courtesy of the artist.  © Mac Conner, 1950. Image protected by copyright. Not for reproduction or publication.The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner was developed by the Museum of the City of New York and co-sponsored by the Modern Graphic History Library, Washington University in St. Louis, the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, and the Norman Rockwell Museum.