Wednesday, October 27, 2021—San Antonio
Sponsored by the Neill-Cochran House Museum to complement NCHM Book Club selections by Stephen Harrigan
See photos below!
Morning - Pompeo Coppini, Italian Neo-classical sculptor in Texas
Coppini works and sites:
Cenotaph (Spirit of Sacrifice), 1936 monument to the fallen, Alamo Plaza
Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1924
The Coppini Academy, founded in 1936
Sculptural Designs Atelier: tour and conversation with sculptor Donna Dobberfuhl
Private Luncheon at The Argyle, founded 1859
Afternoon - Frida Kahlo, Mexican Painter with a Unique Vision
"Frida Kahlo Oasis" in the San Antonio Botanical Garden
A world-debut exhibition that uncovers Kahlo's deep connection with Mexican native vegetation and the natural world
Casa Azul: the legendary blue home Kahlo/Rivera studio in Mexico City, recreated
Coppini Reprise: visit to his self-designed crypt in Sunset Memorial Park - thoughtfully coordinated tour arranged by the outstanding Sunset team.