|Area Arts Events: 10-03-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:02|
Way's Reel Talk series begins with classic comedy
PERRYSBURG - Way Public Library will open a new season of its Reel Talk film series with the 1943 comedy "The More the Merrier" Oct. 10 at 10 a.m.
The film finds Bea Arthur sharing a wartime apartment with a young solider played by Joel McCrea. The millionaire played by Charles Coburn tries to plat matchmaker between the two.
Admission is free. Refreshments are served.
'Monuments Men' focus of talk
TOLEDO - Robert Edsel, the author of "The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History," will discuss the legacy of these soldiers and their Hollywood depiction when he appears at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. as part of the museum's Masters Series.
He will also describe the Monuments Men connection to former Toledo Museum of Art director Otto Wittmann.
Wittmann, the TMA director from 1959 to 1976, served as the officer in charge of the Art Looting Investigation Unit's OSS Washington Office, traveling to Europe to probe Nazi theft, especially from French Jewish collections.
The talk is part of the Masters Series.
Monday Morning Painters exhibit landscapes in Findlay
FINDLAY - The Monday Morning Painters, a casual group of dedicated, professional artists who meet every Monday morning for breakfast and paint in the open air together, will exhibit their work starting Oct. 9 in Education Center Room 176 on the Owens Community College, 3200 Bright Road.
The exhibit continues through Nov. 22. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.to 7 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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