The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!) Presents “The History of Frivolity”
21 Clinton St.
212-228-2100 Price: Pay what you can
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The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!) is proud to present an evening of virtual lectures designed to entertain & enlighten. Get ready for all the history you knew but forgot, and all the booze you…have on hand in your own house.
This month we’re erring on the lighter side of history by examining how fun and frivolity have been used to keep at bay (or chase away) life’s darker moments.
Great Garden Follies
Architectural historian Will Canup explores a whimsical grouping of structures where form triumphs over function.
Fun Times in the Middle Ages
Plague years happen, but that doesn’t mean everything has to be a bummer. Anna Rasche discusses a few of the ways Medieval Europeans made merry during the Dark Ages.
Florine Stettheimer – Frivolity as Resistance as Frivolity
It’s pink! It’s fluffy! It’s also secretly subversive! Kylie Holloway guides us through the sherbert-colored badass work of artist Florine Stettheimer.Buy tickets/get more info now