John Hermanson, adjunct instructor 

Four Tuesdays, 10:30 am–Noon, Feb 24Mar 17 (rescheduled from February 10th due to weather-related closures)

From the ancient Greeks to the Cuban Missile Crisis, examine the contrast between art trumpeting the heroism and horrors of war and, conversely, the quiet and blessings of peace.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.
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Above: Edouard Manet, Execution of the Emperor Maximilian, 1867. 30.444. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gair Macomber.