ARTBREAK|Doria Hughes: A Storytelling Event Exploring the Work of Rosemarie Beck

Wednesday, February 08, 2023 - 12:10 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Join the Museum of Art for a storytelling event with Doria Hughes, professional Storyteller, as she performs classical myths and narrative analysis of works on exhibit in Myths Retold: Painting by Rosemarie Beck at the Museum of Art. Doria brings a rich perspective to this event as a professional storyteller and Rosemarie Beck's granddaughter. Join us for this performance to experience the myths portrayed in the exhibition and to learn about Rosemarie Beck's life and work from someone who knew her intimately. 

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required to join via Zoom.

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Doria Hughes is a professional Storyteller and Archivist and Collection Manager of the Rosemarie Beck Foundation. She has been performing and leading workshops in the greater Boston area for over 16 years, however, she has been reading and telling stories since she was about 3 years old. Her insatiable hunger for Storytelling was inspired by the paintings of her late grandmother, Rosemarie Beck, a narrative painter of uncommon gifts. Doria is a cofounder of the award-winning Storytelling group massmouth, a corps member of the ReadBoston Storymobile, and founder of the Adult Folktale Tellings series. She has degrees in Celtic Studies and Museum Studies, Comparative Literature and Anthropology. Doria is also the Collection Manager & Archivist of the Rosemarie Beck Foundation. In her spare time, she plays electric bass, drinks tea, and reads. She is currently reading a history of the Romanovs, a biography of Hilma of Klint, Only Children by Alison Lurie, and Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman series.

Exhibitions and Programs at the Museum of Art are supported by Friends of the Museum of Art.  

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