Art & World War II: Hitler’s Cultural Ambitions and Nazi Theft
From his failed attempts as a painter to his grand plans to loot European masterworks,
art played a central role in Hitler’s personal life and political strategies. Learn more
about Nazi exhibitions of so-called “degenerate art,” theft from European churches,
museums and private collections as well as the challenge of restoring works to their
rightful heirs today.
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. A New Hampshire native, 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.
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