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Waterbury Irish: From the Emerald Isle to the Brass City
A Lecture and book signing by Janet Maher
Saturday, December 5
4 – 5:30 p.m.
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, Lower Gallery

Janet Maher, author of Waterbury Irish: From the Emerald Isle to the Brass City (Arcadia Publishing, 2015), will speak about her work as an artist in relation to the book. Since 2006, Maher has worked on a multipart series of works to accompany her scholarly research about Irish and personal history. It has included photography, digital restoration and collage, mixed media on paper, canvas and wooden panels, assemblage and encaustic.

Maher is a professional artist who directs the studio arts program at Loyola University Maryland. Her first book, From the Old Sod to the Naugatuck Valley: Early Irish Catholics in New Haven County, Connecticut, was published in 2012.

Books will be available to purchase for $21.99. Cash and check accepted.

THIS EVENT IS FULL. Please call 203-582-6500 or email to add your name to the wait list.