Wyeth nephew, David Rockwell, to talk this summer at Farnsworth’s Olson House

Posted:  Monday, June 26, 2017 - 10:15am

CUSHING — Beginning on Thursday, June 29, at 4 p.m., David Rockwell, nephew of Andrew Wyeth, will be at the museum's Olson House in Cushing to share with visitors his recollections of his uncle, the Olsons, and summers in Cushing. The talks are included in Olson House admission, and will take place Thursdays, at 4 p.m., throughout July and August.

Rockwell, whose father Dudley regaled visitors to the Olson House for years, has a Bachelor of Science in education and a Master of Arts in history from Emporia State University, as well as a Certificate of Advanced Studies from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He has been teaching at Suffield Academy in Suffield, Conn., for 50 years, including environmental/political and educational philosophy, as well as Native American studies. He chaired the history department there for 25 years and is presently the chair of the leadership department.

For more information about the Olson House or to purchase tickets, visit farnsworthmuseum.org.

Event Dates: 
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 07/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 07/13/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 08/03/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 08/10/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 08/24/2017 - 4:00pm
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Farnsworth’s Olson House