Discover why William Bougeureau, one of the most popular and influential artists of his day, is almost forgotten now during this special program with art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman at Mentor Public Library.

Ever heard of William Bougeureau? Even many art lovers have not, even though he was one of the most important and influential artists of his lifetime. So why has Bouguereau disappeared from art history?

Discover his fascinating story with art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman during a special program at our Main Branch at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

The program is free to attend, and registration is required. Sign up on our event calendar or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.

By the way, we have several art programs available in their entirety on our YouTube channel, including Zavarella Stadelman’s talks on Vincent Van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci. We also have our own Barb Hauer’s discussion of post-Impressionists and celebration of women artists like Helen Dryden and Lee Miller.