George Tooker: Modern Life & Magical Realism

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George Tooker often depicted the tensions of modern life and inhuman bureaucracies. As a gay man, active in the Civil Rights movement, Tooker explored boundary-breaking subjects in his work while also conjuring powerful scenes of quiet beauty. This program provides an introduction to the artist, his life and his remarkable body of work.

Virtual. Register here for the Zoom link. Hosted by the Maynard Public Library in partnership with the Wayland and Lincoln Public Libraries.


About the presenter: Jane Oneail curates and delivers art appreciation programs to audiences throughout New England. Jane holds a Master’s in Art History from Boston University and a master’s in Education from Harvard University. Born and raised in NH, she has worked at some of the state's most esteemed cultural institutions, including the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, where she served as Executive Director, and the Currier Museum of Art, where she held the role of Senior Educator. Jane has also taught at the college level for more than a decade, most recently at Southern New Hampshire University. For more information visit

Monday Jun 12, 2023
7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
Courtney Michael    508-358-2311