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History, Art, and Beauty: The Posters of WWI


  • The Gallery at Villageworks 525 Massachusetts Avenue Acton, MA, 01720 United States (map)

2017 marks one hundred years since America entered Word War I, 'the war to end all wars.' This November, come to The Gallery at Villageworks to view Dr. Elliott Lilien's remarkable collection of WWI propaganda posters.  Join Dr. Lilien on November 12th at 2pm in The Gallery for a FREE special presentation and discussion of their historical context, artistic merit, and value. 

Dr. Elliott Lilien taught at Concord Carlisle High School from 1965 to 2000. He holds degrees from the University of Chicago, Columbia Law School, and Harvard University. He is an engaging, dynamic, and highly-sought-after speaker who encourages questions and discussion. 

Dr. Lilien's poster collection will be displayed in The Gallery at Villageworks throughout the month of November. All posters are available for purchase.  The Gallery is open M-F 9am-6pm.  The Gallery is closed on weekends for special events.  

Earlier Event: October 26
The Natural World on Washi by Jeri Kim