Free Talk by Claudine Chalmers, Author of "Barbizon by the Pacific"
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The Old Monterey Foundation invites you to embark on a unique literary journey with historian Claudine Chalmers, co-author of the captivating book "Barbizon by the Pacific." On Thursday, November 16 at 6pm at the Irvine Auditorium at MIIS, Claudine will share her remarkable experiences as well as the revelations that have emerged from her research. This event is free of charge. All are welcome.
At this event, Claudine Chalmers will take center stage to recount her personal odyssey, exploring the lives of remarkable figures like Jules Tavernier, Jules Simoneau, and Robert Louis Stevenson. Through Claudine's words, you'll gain an intimate insight into the early days of the Monterey Bohemian Art Colony and the French artistry that flourished on the shores of Monterey Bay.
Claudine Chalmers, a passionate historian, is your guide to an era that has been shrouded in mystery for far too long. With vivid storytelling and an unwavering dedication to historical accuracy, she'll transport you back in time to experience the birth of a cultural movement that shaped California's artistic landscape. "Barbizon by-the Pacific" is more than just a book; it's an immersive journey into history, art, and the people who made it all happen.